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and finding a rule

Posted by: Gee ( si ) on August 24, 1999 at 16:55:24:

In Reply to: Revealing Gee's straw figures posted by Samuel Day Fassbinder on August 24, 1999 at 14:42:36:

: SDF: No, if you didn't BELIEVE in the rule of law (or in some stricter, pure uncorrupt notion of rules for ethical politics)

The latter. you may remember the inconvenience of it.

something like ; no one has the right, under any circumstances, to initiate force against another human being, or to advocate or delegate its initiation.

If there is any rule of human interaction worth observing it is thisn one. We have previously acknowledged that many people dont observe it, and I contend that not observing it has no cause in free trade.

Its concise and if you desire you may change its intent by creating a vast list of just about every activity and calling it 'initiating force'.

: SDF: No, force is physical force. Where's the physical force?

Jail sentence if you dont pay.

: By the above logic I must pay for food, clothing, and shelter. I don't want to, so obviously someone is forcing me.

If you dont want to you dont have to and no one puts you in jail for not doing so.

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