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1) 'Coercion is the practice of forcing another party to act in an involuntary manner by ____abracadabra___'

Assuming your entry to be a query, I would first qualify my response by saying that 'Coercion is the practice of forcing another party to act in an UNCONSCIONABLE {rather than involuntary} manner by' "impositional handling"

2) 'If involuntary is defined as any degree of control over ones action..'

Clarification: INvoluntary is automated motion and therefore uncontrollable, yes?

3) 'My objection is not that I can't think up an example of involuntary. Hypnosis or mind control comes to mind. Choosing to cease resisting or capitulating is not involuntary because one is in control of their action'

Agreed. This is why I cite conscionable/unconscionable choice concerning ethical agency

4) '.."by use of intimidation or threats or some other form of pressure or force."

I believe this definition is faulty however, because it does not include moral} benevolent / neutral / malevolent intention

5) "Our tax system is based upon voluntary assessment and payment, not upon distraint." -Flora vs United States, 362 U.S. 145
An amazing coincidence ...'

Referring back to my original post, agreed that language is important and I believe much grief could be avoided of course, with principled policies and just laws (not including taxation)