Comment: When waxing philosophical

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When waxing philosophical

When waxing philosophical about anarchy, one has to ask oneself: Why has government always arisen among peoples? One has to ask: Why has all of human history thus far leaned toward individuals being willing -- even eager -- to give up some power to a central force?

We'd be wise to ask why and understand human nature from what is. Rather than ask why not and attempt to understand human nature from what we -- or some -- wish it were.