because unalienable rights to life and liberty negate all governments, gangs, and gods
… the maintenance of this faith (in governmental ability and authority) is necessitated by the maintenance of fitness for war. This involves continuance of such confidence in the ruling agency, and such subordination to it, as may enable it to wield all the forces of the society on occasions of attack or defence; and there must survive a political theory justifying the faith and the obedience.
If the state protects property by state police, it requires taxes. However, taxes are expropriation. The state thus becomes an expropriating property protector. And a state that wants to maintain law and order, but can itself issue laws, is a law breaking law maintainer.
Despotism has bowed its head before Business: the victorious [Bonaparte], the legitimate [Louis XVIII], the citizen King (Louis Philippe) glided away like phantoms as soon as they had the misfortune to displease you.
Albert Jay Nock used to say that the state was created for the criminal purpose of creating a dependent class without access to property, for the benefit of the elites with access to land. The Brazilian state, in its uncompromising defense of big corporations’ “private property” combined to its ever dedicated effort to deprive poor of their property and control their access to land, is proof of that criminal intent. After all, from whom are the all the World Cup and Belo Monte property-less going to claim restitution?
Nationalism does nothing but teach you to hate people you never met, and to take pride in accomplishments you had no part in.
It can not even be said that the State has ever shown any disposition to suppress crime, but only to safeguard its own monopoly of crime.