Comment: Detrimental, compared to what?

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Detrimental, compared to what?

You make it sound like there's a world of stateless societies in competition with state societies. There are only state societies. All human civilization, on your guys definition, is a state society. Even the early American republic is a horrific state for you guys. So how can you say the state has been good or bad? It has neither failed nor succeeded, it is the only thing there is. It's like saying the principle of gravity has failed. Compared to what? Or sexual reproduction has been detrimental. Compared to what? Where are the non state societies that had capitalism and political rights?