No, but sometimes operating at less than maximal efficiency in order to allow other sections of the economy to flourish as well is the better LONG TERM option.
So that would be maximizing (long term) profits then. Hmmm how about that.
Are you done being wrong
Fair enough - later!
My premise is simple: Fifth commandment just war is the only exercise of heavy weaponry that is permissible.
If you lived in a theocracy that would be a valid point. Here in America we don't, so you don't. Is that really the best you got? Seriously?
In practice limiting human death is a motivating concern for law in a civilized society
What percentage of murders are committed in America with "Assault Weapons", or "Assault Rifles", or were ever murdered with "a Bazooka", or even the famously banned in California 50 BMG rifle, care to guess or look it up? Because if it's a really big percentage then you have a point, otherwise you're just making odd mewling sounds.
"This generation may be the one that will face Armageddon." -- Ronald Reagan, "People" magazine, December 26, 1985