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Option A. Start with a free

Option A. Start with a free market in law, end up with a monopoly.

Option B. Start with a monopoly.

Either way we get a monopoly.

So what's the difference?

**Not all monopolies are equal**

We want a non-aggressive monopoly structured in such a way that it is likely to remain non-aggressive over time; we don't want it evolving into a state do we? So either we can deliberately design such an organization (as I want), or we can throw the dice with a free market in law and hope such an organization emerges.

The structural factors I'm talking about are things like separation of powers, decentralization, written constitutions, etc.

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