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There "must" be a state for exactly the reasons I gave. Consider again the metaphor: if you drop a ball while in earth's gravity it "must" fall." Yes? There is no question of whether the ball "should" fall, or who will benefit from it. There's no arguing whether it might be more appropriate for the ball to hover off the ground, then suddenly fly off into space.
When energy is applied that exceeds resistence offered, action occurs.
That is why there "must" be a state.
No other reason.
If you're asking why it is inevitable, I've already answered that.
If you don't want to have a state...then don't create one.
Originally posted by LordBucket
When you ask why the state "must" exist...what is it you're really intending to ask? If you're asking why it is inevitable, I've already answered that.
So, in your own view, there is no way to morally justify the existence of
a state and the actions taken by the state to assert authority over people
how is the existence of a state logically inevitable,
unavoidable, or determined?
You did not give a reason as you why it must
To answer the question with "it is human nature"
is a non-answer.
edit to clarify: 'State' is referring to a system that governs peoples
lives deriving power from its legal use of force.
The use of force is "legal" because the state said so. It is the state saying so that makes the use of force by the state legal. There is no "legality" or "illegality" without "state."