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Originally posted by poet1b
[...]and more quickly without some form of government.
Laws and order can be present without a government on a small scale. This is how most communities operate[...]
The other truth is, private forces eventually become the governing force, they end up making laws
and rules which essentially cuts out the population, again, much like monarchy.
Originally posted by mastahunta
Politicians try to apply free market principles to regulated industry, free market is not and all
or nothing practice in our society.
The bail out occurred because people applied/engineered poorly designed free market principles
to sectors that were previously barred from the practices they employed to tank the economy
with derivative products.
So if a free market doesn't exist, why do people try to apply parts of free market ideas in what
you are calling and NON free market?
Clearly many free market proponents think that free market can be applied in many different doses.