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the free market (almost)

Free markets will easily resolve education, medicine and financial planning. However, roads are a special case if we are talking about private ownership. If there is only ONE path between point A and point B then whoever owns that path also owns a monopoly. By definition a free market can only exist when there is no monopoly.

Government (the will of the collective) should be used to prevent monopolies, not to create them. Thus, taxes for roads probably makes sense, as no single entity can claim ownership on a right of way.