Cody Wilson Quotes

Cody Rutledge Wilson (born January 31, 1988) is an American crypto-anarchist, free-market anarchist, and gun-rights activist, best known as a founder/director of Defense Distributed, a non-profit organization that develops and publishes open source gun designs, so-called "wiki weapons", suitable for 3D printing. He is a co-founder of the Dark Wallet bitcoin storage technology.

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Cody Wilson


I love the example of Jefferson because he's willing to murder his government and then he becomes a president and then his face is in a mountain. Just because he exercised his power.

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Specifically within the AR15 community, gun owners can now make the capacity magazines for themselves and there is no need to serialize them, people don't like to register their firearms any more. They don't trust the government.

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It's sad that as crushed Millennials we live in the shadow of our parents, our fathers. We aren't willing to murder our government. It's like, come on, why is this scary? Jesus, every generation before you was willing to kick ass.

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When people access the use of force for the threat of violence they have, by definition, a new political power. An unwanted political power.

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Any democratic sentiment propels my politics.

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I'm not going to let Defense Distributed go into a pro-social NGO territory. "We should really have more women on the board." That's navel-gazing and destructive ultimately. You have to have a kind of white-hot core identity. So far, I'm in touch with it.

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History should be about every generation's will to power.

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Power belongs to the intelligence of evil. It's totally unreflective, like Donald Trump. It belongs there.

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The technology will break gun control. I stand for freedom.

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I actually think the common anarchist position is that people are fundamentally good, blah blah blah. I don't believe that.

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People have a crab mentality, man. They're walking sideways.

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There's more roles now to fill since Trump's in. There's this refusal of power. I think progressives are actually literally uncomfortable with the exercise of power, because of what you learn. When you're too educated you understand the total disconnect of the exercise of power.

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I really try not to be like, "I'm an activist."

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All activism is fake activism.

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The sad thing about Trump is that everybody is secretly really relieved he got elected, of the people I know - the professional left and academic left.

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