Humor is not an unconditional virtue; its moral character depends on its object. To laugh at the contemptible, is a virtue; to laugh at the good, is a hideous vice. Too often, humor is used as the camouflage of moral cowardice.
Consider the reasons which make us certain that we are right, but not the fact that we are certain. If you are not convinced, ignore our certainty. Don't be tempted to substitute our judgment for your own.
All the reasons which made the initiation of physical force evil, make the retaliatory use of physical force a moral imperative.
Kill reverence and you've killed the hero in man.
Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law. Ayn Ran