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I suppose we could react the

“How we burned in the prison camps later thinking: What would things have been like if every police operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive? If during periods of mass arrests people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever was at hand? The organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt.”
— Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Nobel Prize winner and author of The Gulag Archipelago, who spent 11 years in Soviet concentration camps.

I suppose we could react the way the Germans did and refuse to fight the tyranny. Or the way the Russians did and refuse to fight against Stalin. That is, after all, what you're proposing. Peaceful non-resistance didn't stop the atrocities then, and it won't stop them now either. When that fight comes to us, to our doorsteps, we are obligated to fight. If our Founders had thought the way you do, we'd still be under British rule with no means to defend ourselves or ensure our freedom.

Blessings )o(