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Originally posted by count66
reply to post by 2 cents
Why do you need a state to defend yourself.
I grew up in the west of Ireland and if someone breaks into a house down there - its quicker to sort it out ourselves then call the police. Justice is fair and swift - the police only delay justice and 9/10 the judiciary get the sentences wrong anyways and either over or under punish.
Originally posted by SpacePunk
communism looks good on paper, but greed causes it to not work in practice. Just look at most of the responses to communism, they will be based that the person would 'lose' in that system. People have come to expect a class system. There must be others that are underneath them in some way, financially, education level, etc... This is because every human lacks inherent self worth, looks outside for validation, and that comes from being able to walk on the backs of others so their feet don't touch the ground.