I think much of this is simply a product of a fundamental shift from being a Patriarchal to a Matriarchal society. The game is changing from Wolves and Sheep to Bees and Ants.
Now that is an interesting theory...
NRA Life Member (2003)
I think that one of the notions common to the anti-gunner is the idea that being a victim is 'noble'; as if it is better to be noble in your suffering than disruptive in your own defense.