Monday, March 24, 2014

Against Sovereign Immunity

Statists are quick to defend the state on the grounds that it's nothing more than collective decision-making, akin to a group of castaways deciding on the rules for their new home. If that's what the state was, I would not be opposed to statism. In fact, I would be a full-fledged participant. But the truth of the matter is that the state was not born of cooperation, but of conquest, and continues that conquest through the violent enforcement of the doctrine known as "sovereign immunity."
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