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Comment: Definition.

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Here is the definition of government; "the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states; direction of the affairs of a state, community, etc.; political administration".
That is all.
By this definition, let me give you an example of government, that is not anarchy, but fits my description of being minimalist.
5 men alone in the wilderness come to an agreement that they each have individual property rights, and that if one of them steals from another, the other four can, if they chose to help, act with the smallest amount of force necessary to return the stolen property to the owner by taking it from the thief. They do not elect a policeman out of the five, nor a legislator, nor a president. They simply write down on a piece of paper,or verbally state that they agree to respect those individual property rights, and have the intention and right to rectify any abuse of them.
By the above definition, these 5 men have created government by agreeing to control the actions of one of the members of the group if he abuses property rights. It doesn't require funding. And the force required is nothing more than the force an individual is morally authorized to protect their own life and liberty by themselves anyway. They only difference is that the group agreed to it, and they have promised (though they are not obligated) to help restore justice in the event of theft.

Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).