"Standing armies consist of professional soldiers who owe their livelihood and income to the government. Unlike civilians who render periodic service in local militia, professional soldiers do not own property and therefore do not have any source of income other than the government’s military paymaster. Thus, they are more likely to serve the government’s interests, regardless of whether its leaders are dishonest and corrupt or not. In fact, standing armies may even promote rapacious foreign or domestic policies if such policies enrich the army. In contrast, arms bearing, property owning citizen militiamen have a stake in the health of the republic as a whole and can be trusted to act in the republic’s best interests, whether those interests call for action in support of or against the political leadership of the nation." ~ Anthony Dennis
I am still learning how chaotic things actually are. I am still believing how wonderful things actually will be.
Biology: As far as I know, I have 23 pairs of chromosomes in each of my living cells.
Biography: I was born in Nebraska. I am living and working in Georgia. I am a Christian and it is my personal choice (which is one of the things I love about libertarianism and anarchism.) I have a degree in psychology but my best education always seems to come from daily experience. I have a wife who is my best friend, three awesome dogs and two strange but neat stepdaughters.
Some of my interests are kayaking, camping, hiking, cooking, photography, singing, and traveling.
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