Bypass, Strike Root

This is my favorite argument in favor of anarchism. Every time I use this on someone unfamiliar with libertarian theory, they either concede that they never saw it that way, or they decon to anarchism.

It bypasses all the objections from the magical omnipotent godstate that can do the impossible, make people moral, and build roads without market failure.

"When you speak of the government, you are speaking of a group of people. These are not magical people, just ordinary people calling themselves a government. To say that the government is necessary is to say that government is necessary for something, and to propose that government is necessary for any one thing is merely to propose that people need to do one thing. There is nothing a 'government' can do that people cannot. Thus, the government fails to be necessary for any one thing, thus fails to be necessary for anything, thus fails to be necessary at all."

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