Re: POL: Anarchism vs Limited Government

Randall Randall (
Tue, 6 Apr 1999 14:48:17 -0400

I've lately thought that on Tue, 06 Apr 1999, Ron Kean wrote:
>On Tue, 6 Apr 1999 02:16:20 -0400 Randall Randall
><> writes:
>>"Given the power to initiate the use of force"? That would make them
>>criminal organizations, not law enforcing ones.

>Generally, when a suspect is arrested and held for trial, it is at least
>an apparent initiation of force against the suspect. The suspect may, or
>may not, be in fact guilty.

Once it is determined which is the case, however, we know whether to prosecute those who apprehended the "suspect", right?

>In practice, a limited amount of initiation of force may be a price that
>has to be paid in order to have a functioning criminal and civil justice

Yes, there will always be criminals who are not caught...but I don't think that this is what you meant. :)

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