reply to post by antonia
Government is a collectivist action.
We need to define collectivist at this point. I define collectivist as someone who gets privileges from the language of the law, which has perview
I define individualist as someone who has rights that must be obeyed reciprocally with other persons.
What is government? Government is simply the agreed upon system for enforcing policy within the state.
Government can be an agreement but it is not limited to being an agreement. It always evolves into something bigger and more powerful.
You see the state as the problem. You can't separate government from a population. Government is not forced on populations, it is formed from
The newly formed government is not the same as many of the real forms that actual governments take.
It is a reflection of their social norms.
Government can completely design social norms.
Even the smallest tribe has a government.
Technically government involves writing and laws, but i understand the congruence.
If the country collapsed tomorrow and the your local neighborhood got together to protect themselves you would have a
I get the sentiment, and I have been imprecise like wise, but I don't think a team or task force is a government.
Humans have always had such systems, they always will. That isn't "life style" collectivism. Collectivism is a reality of the human species
and you won't stamp that out.
Individualis can't stomp out collectivism. How could an individual stamp out a multitude? It is actually the opposite, collectivism cannot tolerate
If collectivism could tollerate individualism there would never be conflict between them.