Comment: "Where do laws and rules get legitimacy on anarchism?"

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"Where do laws and rules get legitimacy on anarchism?"

That is precisely the topic of this thread. Very good.

Where do laws and rules get legitimacy on anarchism?

That is the question everyone has been posing in the numerous "Is NAP valid" threads. So this thread has turned that question around to the statists and ask "If government guarantees the enforcement of these principles, yet the government is a walking violation of these principles, then your original statement of guarantee of enforcement is contradicted and the authority must come from somewhere OTHER THAN the government."

Which I think you have correctly recognized that the "legitimacy" of the laws has nothing to do with the courts, the judges, or the documents, or the government structure. The "legitimacy" of the laws COMES FROM THE PEOPLE, the public agrees, and so it is legitimate.

So he has ANSWERED HIS OWN QUESTION.

Question:

Where do laws and rules get legitimacy on anarchism?

Answer:

...but we recognize the validity of laws and the decisions of juries, courts, etc.

The same applies to a stateless society. We recognize the NAP and property rights.