Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:08
"Governments are typically more
harmful than helpful and therefore cannot be justified (in
their present form). Democracy (alone) is no cure for this, as
majorities simply by virtue of being majorities do not also
gain the virtues of wisdom and justice."
government is not just a little corrupt or unjust in the
course of doing its otherwise-important work, but in fact, the
government is primarily an agent of corruption and
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