That is a very good connection to be made in my opinion.
The general understanding I have of the problem, expresses in so many words, returns to basic sets, or categories, of people as their thoughts and actions place them in those categories.
People can, in a sense, vote with their thoughts and actions, and in so doing they uproot themselves from one category and they move into another.
Criminals with badges.
Criminals without badges.
Victims who are also criminals.
Victims who are innocent.
Defenders of Liberty
Defenders of Liberty who are as yet still victims but working effectively to become less victimized by criminals.
Defenders of Liberty who are as yet still victims and despite all the work done to defend liberty their work is ineffective at lessening the cost (or price) of eternal vigilance demanded by the criminals among us.
I could expand the word count as, in my opinion, my effort to be vigilant goes into much greater detail.
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