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...nation somewhere voluntarily, methodically phase the state out of its various roles, peacefully, without a string of violence? Costa Rica, for example, while not stateless, has gotten by well enough without a military for several decades.

Some nations have been able to sway the morality of the people against slavery, without bloodshed -- William Wilberforce in England, for example. If the outlook of the people changed to recognize that it is abominable having a double standard for one person or group of people, excusing them from common decency and morality, versus everyone else who is expected to comply with such morality, then we could maybe also see a peaceful transition, under the right circumstances, to a stateless society.