A short-list of things that the government can (and will) force you to do ...at gunpoint.
protest in "free speech" zones
surrender your house under eminient domain
And that's just for starters. Every single rule and regulation which has been instituted by our government is backed-up by Local, State, Federal police and Agents. They enforce their will at the barrel-end of a gun. If you continually decline to do precisely what the Local, State, and Federal government has decreed, then you will eventually find yourself looking down the barrel of a gun.
An unabashed achiever (a man who has nothing to prove to anyone), confident, yet shy - not stuffy, but rigorous. Proud, but not vain... humble, but noticed when walking into a room filled with strangers. An "ALPHA" (afraid of nothing and no one)...