Self-preservation is a fundamental value held by all creatures. All rights, liberties, or any other notions of freedom are only guarded by the willingness of individuals to use physical force against criminals and tyrants alike. Anyone who prefers instead to engage only in non-compliance by pretending that that alone will somehow protect him from the ravages of the enemy is either deluded, or worse, that he does not value his own life.
Featured music is AshleyAlyse’s “A Puzzling Predicament,” and Bosa’s “King’s Quest,” both of them available pursuant to CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 Unported.
Audio version of "Serious Self-Defense" (https://thelastbastille.wordpress.com/2012/10/06/individuality/) and "Lew Rockwell: Pacifist? (https://thelastbastille.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/lew-rockwell-pacifist/), both read by the author.