Comment: I think most minarchists (and I used to be one)...

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I think most minarchists (and I used to be one)...

...view the State not as desirable but as necessary: i.e. the State is inevitable, so the best we can do is try to minimize its power. They view anarcho-capitalism as a desirable but also totally unrealizable and utopian goal: a "rebellion against nature," to borrow the language with which libertarians (rightly) criticize leftist utopianism.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."