You don’t understand. The reason to spend so much time on the philosophy, the law, the new constitution, its applications, the arguments, training others to conduct those arguments, is to prevent them from lying about our intentions and demands.

There is nothing more profoundly moral than voluntary reciprocity. And if they use force to suppress it they invalidate their entire justification for governing.

We’re going to win.

We win either way.

They will acquiesce or there will be nothing left to govern. Because all sides are armed, and committed.