Hey - you tell somebody they can shoot their neighbor and take their farm, or not shoot their neighbor and get shot by their other neighbor. Before too long the only people left are the guilty ones.
Worked in Cambodia, too. You were either the bourgeoisie or the survivors. This is why the whole "Trump therefore we're one step away from the Third Reich" canard bugs the shit out of me. Ain't nobody wanna steal the resources of those uppity, wealthy black people.