I don't know why Matt should find this remarkable:
Still, the main psychological point remains that there's a remarkable tendency to equate advocating that others engage in risky acts of physical violence with the idea of possessing courage and strength as personal characteristics.
After all, we've already internalized the notion that advocating taxing other people in order to give their money to someone else is somehow morally akin to charity.
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