Re: Justice and Punishment

Yak Wax (
Fri, 3 Apr 1998 10:19:37 -0800 (PST)

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin wrote:

> However, looking at history isn't much
> help, because all the great examples of
> "anarchy" (at least, all of them I have
> checked) prove on closer examination to
> be examples not of the *absence* of
> government, but of the *overabundance*
> of government -- as in, several of them
> claiming and exercising the authority of
> government over a single area. It would
> be too much to hope for, that all these
> governments would succeed in killing each
> other off completely while somehow
> leaving the populace and their productive
> capacity mostly intact...

Stable anarchy can only exist with a complete overabundance of
government. When *everybody* wants the power, nobody gets it.

--Wax (Power-hungry anarchist)
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