Consciousness is difficult to define. The Oxford Dictionary defines it as:
Well, if only one side has a weapon, that's pretty lopsided and puts the good people at the mercy of the bad, don't ya think?
It escalates violence and puts everyone at risk.
Criminals in other industrialized nations carry weapons to a far lessor degree.
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