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Law in "practice" in an anarcho-capitalist society

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Juan replied on Wed, Dec 9 2009 3:15 PM
11. The Limits of Governmental Activity

As the liberal sees it, the task of the state consists solely and exclusively in guaranteeing the protection of life, health, liberty, and private property against violent attacks. Everything that goes beyond this is an evil.
Fine. Oh wait. Mises 'minimal' and socialist state also protects the health of its subjects ?? That's either a problem with the translation or...

I suggest you also check the chapter Liberal Foreign Policy 11. Russia

No different than the typical neocon rant.

February 17 - 1600 - Giordano Bruno is burnt alive by the catholic church.
Aquinas : "much more reason is there for heretics, as soon as they are convicted of heresy, to be not only excommunicated but even put to death."

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Marko replied on Wed, Dec 9 2009 3:36 PM


I suggest you also check the chapter Liberal Foreign Policy 11. Russia

No different than the typical neocon rant.

Possibly even worse. I doubt a neocon would try to aid his case by belittling one Tolstoy and one Dostoyevsky.


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I. Ryan replied on Wed, Dec 9 2009 4:44 PM

I am not surprised that you, again, ignored a substantial portion of my response. Incidentally, you have yet to address my response to you in this thread.


I. Ryan, Mises supported a state that according to his [...] utilitarian views could 'legally' enslave its subjects.

I never said that he did not support that during atleast one point in his life.


[...] according to his amoralist [...] views

What does "amoralist" mean?


I frankly don't see what's the point in pretending that author X didn't say what he actually said.

Where did I "pretend[] that [Mises] didn't say what he actually said"?


Are you trying to pretend that Mises was some sort of pacifist saint? Well, he wasn't, at all.



If anything he was the typical statist who believes that absent the state civilization is not possible because people will kill each other.

Mises clearly viewed government as a collectivistic, territorial, monopolistic, bureaucratic institution which serves as the necessary prerequisite of the market economy. But he also clearly stated that, if to eradicate the collectivisticness were possible, it "would have to be done".

If I wrote it more than a few weeks ago, I probably hate it by now.

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meespr replied on Mon, Jun 18 2012 12:35 AM

I would think that this back and forth that you're thinking about would only happen once.  In order to avoid this kind of thing from happening ad infinitum, the legal companies that ruled against the other would go before an objective third party appeals court for a binding final ruling on the matter.

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