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Originally posted by MaMaa
Originally posted by smithjustinb
Its called, "growing balls". If.the government was gone, the economy would.be too. A lot of people would die. Survival of the fittest is the way of the world. It would not be happy, but thats okay. At least it would be real.
That seems a bit short sighted! No local government means no local police and there certainly are not enough people out there protecting the average person from the criminals more than willing to do horrible things. Criminals going uncontrolled hardly seems like 'growing balls' and I don't know many men who would stop them unless they were at direct risk themselves of their family were at immediate risk.
Originally posted by Hopechest
Well if the government was gone tomorrow you'd have a very short window of opportunity to enjoy your new freedom.
Almost instantly you would see factions forming up with the strongest one gaining power over the others and instituting thier own form of government.
It is literally impossible to group 300 million plus people together and not have this happen. Basically you can not have a large group of people together who do not form a society.
Even the hunter-gatherer tribes had their own little societies with rules to follow.
It's obvious that you people can never be absolutely free, because non of you trust eachother with freedom.
It seam like you people need an army of cops and laws to feel safe. So what you people realy want is safety, not freedom.
The US government is doing a good job of trying to keep you safe. But they need to be able to controll each and every one of you to do a even better job. So your system is actually doing exactly as you want them to. But still you complain. Because what you really want is for the government to protect you from the other citizens. But you dont want the government to keep you on a leach, because its agaist your writes.
Absolute freedom is anarchy;
I think the framers had it right in the original intent of the federal government but we've allowed it to expand beyond the scope of its responsibility.
It would become the wild west.