So, as pointed out in my second post, the idea that an uprising of civilians could not possibly win is not a foregone conclusion.
I’ve had more than a few folks try to come back with snide counters:
Counterarguments: Most of the counter arguments I’ve heard can be summed up with: “You still wouldn’t win, you don’t have machine-guns, tanks, APCs, air support, et. al” like somehow all of those are *necessary* for victory.
See, the funny thing about that statement is that it ignores a few fundamental details that the source is obviously ignorant of; on top of outlining the limitations of the box they mentally operate in. So, counters to this counter are not hard to come up with:
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