Re: Final Challenge to Socialists

Samael (
Fri, 11 Dec 1998 13:16:13 -0000

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To: <> Date: 11 December 1998 12:22
Subject: Re: Final Challenge to Socialists

>In a message dated 12/11/98 3:39:59 AM Central Standard Time,
> writes:
>> I would contend that individual citizens refusing to pay tax is an act of
>> theft against all people.
>I disagree...
>Tax = theft.
> Avoiding taxes has the same moral value as avoiding theft.

There ya go.

We have found the root of our disagreement: different starting bases.

You contend that taxes are theft.
I contend that not paying taxes is theft.

Since there's no way within logic to make someone question their starting assumptions, we can now agree to disagree and mvoe onto discussion of the best way to pass the time while going to Alpha Centauri and how to design AI's (which are both probably more amusing and fun ways to spend our time).