The mainstream political, education, and parenting philosophies all have one thing in common: promoting the domination of one group of people over another. In politics, this is the ruling class, i.e., politicians and bureaucrats, over the ruled. In education and parenting, this is teachers or parents over their children. Someone’s interest prevails over someone else’s, and in these arenas, violent solutions prevail over peaceful ones.
In “The Obviousness of Anarchy” (PDF), John Hasnas writes, “I have been asked to present an argument for anarchy. This is an absurdly easy thing to do. In fact, it is a task that can be discharged in two words — look around.”
Professor Hasnas addresses the “core functions” of government defended by classical liberals. He presents the case that government is not necessary for providing law, courts, police, or other purported public goods, or for dealing with externalities. These services originated outside of government, and continue to be provided privately.
When someone looks out at the world and sees all manner of suffering and injustice, stretching back for thousands of years and continuing today, he invariably blames such problems on someone else's hatred, greed, or stupidity. Rarely will someone consider the possibility that his own belief system is the cause of the pain and suffering he sees around him.
But in most cases, it is.
The Law of Nations deals largely with political philosophy and international relations, and has been said to have modernized the entire theory and practice of international law.
A simple introduction to Freeman revelations about corrupt government and what can be done about it.
The following information is based on New Zealand and American Tax laws. It is the result of many good men’s efforts to find out the truth of the income tax. Many people are either behind bars or suffering relentless harassment from tax departments today because we are told that the payment of Income Tax is voluntary.