In a message dated 12/11/98 5:24:05 AM Central Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> >Tax = theft.
> > Avoiding taxes has the same moral value as avoiding theft.
> That is assuming that you gain nothing from the particular government under
> which you live. Unless you're prepared to remove yourself from the system
> la Thoreau) you can't make this claim.
I STILL disagree.
The fact that coersion is involved is what makes it theft. Gain is irrelevant.