The State isn’t a magical entity; it’s a parasite on society. Anything useful the State does could be, and would be, provided by entrepreneurs seeking a profit. And would be better and cheaper by virtue of that.
More important, the State represents institutionalized coercion. It has a monopoly of force, and that’s always extremely dangerous. As Mao Tse-tung, lately one of the world’s leading experts on government, said: “The power of the State comes out of a barrel of a gun.” The State is not your friend.
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The “priestly class” — in which I include politicians and bureaucrats — has been a curse on humanity and civilization from the dawn of time. These parasites, in guise of providing “leadership”, “cost” a lot more than they are worth. Argh!
Let’s get back on the track to freedom and liberty.
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