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Posted by: Red Deathy ( Socialist Party, UK ) on July 07, 1999 at 13:14:16:

In Reply to: Why 'free-archy' is a joke posted by Samuel Day Fassbinder on July 07, 1999 at 10:11:02:

: Courts mean cops, cops mean, ultimately, guns. The idea that we can replace government with some kind of competing business in the use of force, is the idea of competing businesses in force, it's government by mafiosi, regardless of Armstrong's pedantic distinction between "government" and the "State," which no one will abide by anyway.

This point has been made Before and in the mosrt part accepted by the Lord Jacobson.

: Sorry, but if Allen has enough money, he can whup Betty's ass in the fight with her "defense agency."

As has allready been demonstrated by The Bhopal Factor (Click Here for details about Bhopal).

: You need a government that enforces laws for everyone, regardless of cost, to enforce respect for that money.

You also need a Government to have *money* Since all money is dependant on affixation by authority, or it becomes worthless...

Arse, sorry, cocked up again.... :(

McSpotlight: Rats, this time I didn't catch it. Sorry, RD.

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