You really live in quite a fearfilled world don't you. I'd like to see your evidence that all of these thugs, gangs and warlords would spring over night up in your distopian view of anarchy.
I would suggest to you that hippie communes though functionally different than an ancap society were predominantly peaceful for as long as they lasted because people were free to enter and leave as they chose.
Why can't you understand that people who choose to be violent are going to be violent whether there is government or not. The difference between the state and an ancap society is that I will have much more CHOICE for my defense against crime as well as more CHOICE for obtaining justice.
You're not thinking outside the box, when you believe that only government can provide these functions.
It IS possible to believe in PRIVATE defense and PRIVATE roads just as I know you could believe in PRIVATE schools and PRIVATE health care.
The simplest exercise you can do is to simply replace the word government with the words free market.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. ~Thomas Paine
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