Comment: They amassed complient soldiers, but not the moral highground

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They amassed complient soldiers, but not the moral highground

If enough good folks appealed to God and other good folks, to do right, then whatever fight the tyrants bring would be morally weaker, no matter what weaponry they'd be advantaged.

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass