“Why is the fear factor from terrorism so much greater than gun violence?”

Svetlana is correct; the purpose of terrorism is not to kill more people than criminal gun violence does. To quote Mao Tse Tung: “The purpose of Terrorism is to terrorise.”

He had some other quotes that today’s Social Justice Warriors would find uncomfortable too:

Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.

Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.

War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.

Clearly the anti-gun campaigners are not true Marxists!

Mao’s next quote is clearly the motivation for the #Resistance movement: “Disaster and chaos are always good!

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