Those 50% aren't the ones holding the gold now are they? Maybe you and your neighbors know everything about each other, but most don't.
There is a reason why the lines are backed up for miles at the gun shows. People are not preparing to give up everything they own.
“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul