Comment: As long as none are popularly surrendered a monopoly on force...

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As long as none are popularly surrendered a monopoly on force...

they can be defeated without fear of popular backlash.

Nonetheless, this doesn't have any validity with regards to proving the logic invalid. Even if people tyrannized each other, does it make sense to give one or the other the popularly endorsed power to kill, imprison, and extort the other?