Re: Legal requirements -> technical requirements?

From: Ralph Lewis (
Date: Tue Nov 14 2000 - 10:20:41 MST

The problem is where to move to. There is no book I know which list
extropian/libertarian, low tax, good climate, good medical care, and an
intellectual climate areas of the world.

Amsterdam perhaps but the tax rate would kill me.

Also, since I am gay, homophobia in many areas of the world (and the US) is
a problem.

Best Ralph

At 11:23 AM 11/14/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>Adrian Tymes wrote:
>> "Michael S. Lorrey" wrote:
>> > Adrian Tymes wrote:
>> > > Seriously. Many people who are, legally, perfectly innocent believe
>> > > they have something to fear from police and other government enforcers.
>> >
>> > I'm with you there. I know I'm a law abiding citizen. I also typically
am armed.
>> > I have nothing to fear legally from cops, so any action they take
against me is> by definition illegal action, and I am legally able (and
justified) to defend
>> > myself against such *felonious* criminal actions by police. Any
>> > which would treat me any differently is, by definition, a tyranny.
Insisting on
>> > living under tyranny implies the acceptance of that tyranny, if the
means and
>> > ability to leave that tyranny exist. If you fear such tyranny, vote
with your
>> > feet. If you don't, its like not voting: you don't get to complain.
>> And what of those, typically poor and/or with non-easily-mobile assets
>> (like their family or community) to defend, who can not practically
>> leave, but who live in a tyranny as you have defined it?
>A community is not an asset that belongs to you, and if its tyrannical, it must
>not be worth much, or else you must enjoy tyrannical communities. Make up your
>mind. I personally find that more poor people move around far more frequently
>than more affluent people, so your argument does not hold. Welfare people seem
>to find it quite easy to move from city to city and state to state to
follow the
>best benefits, according to the data. U-HAUL and KOA are wonderful things. I
>could move my own household for $500-$1000 from coast to coast with little
>trouble. People seem to excel at finding reasons to not do things far more than
>finding reasons to do things.
Ralph Lewis, Professor of Management and Human Resources
College of Business
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

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