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    what the government is

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    where it comes from
     
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    If you really want to get down to it, "government" doesn't even exist, in the corporeal world.

    It's a mere word we use to describe the collectivized use of force.
     
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    So would you agree that ';the government' which rules over the collective is the collective itself?

    Would you also agree that the collective is merely all the individuals within it?

    Would you agree, in turn, that the government, therefore is merely the individual and all his neighbors?
     
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    hmmm--how about a bunch of rules lawyers write that people have to follow or pay the consequences if they get caught not following them ?
     
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    And who will enforce those rules?
     
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    I don't bite on leading questions.

    Historically speaking, government is the concept by which the mob exerts its will on other mobs and those who would just as soon not buy into the mob mindset.

    Despite the popular myth to the contrary, it is in fact minority rule in the end.
     
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    those who have the power to convince people that they will be good at it.
     
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    Dude: It can't be 'minority rule', because the majoity must agree to the conditions

    minority rule is ultimately impossible because all systems are democracy in the end


    Duck: how can they enforce it all by themselves without the masses to recognize their authority and give them the p0ower to do so?
     

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