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Gun Crazy reparations in Anarchism

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striecx Posted: Sun, Oct 30 2011 12:09 PM

Yesterday some guy got drunk and pulled out his gun, ruining a private party. This got me thinking...

Consider a scenario similar to this:

In an anarchist society

The guy is a taxi driver owner of his own car and business, also owner of his gun.  If he were to harm an innocent victim.

How would an insurance, private security, or private court, force this victimizer to make reparations to ammend financially or otherwise the damage caused to the victim?

 

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The same way as the judiciary does now; except probably more efficiently.

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striecx replied on Sun, Oct 30 2011 12:29 PM

I got inspired by the post about How Free Market Prisons would work

The Insurance Company just lost or has its stable source of residual income threatened . Its client(the victim) will no longer pay the monthly fees, will have to ensure reparations to it's client, or may lose more clients if word gets out it failed to retribute the family appropiately and the competition may be doing a better job.

So it will do anything in it´s power to minimize costs by obtaining as much as posible from the victimizer, making appropiate reparations and sending the message that they are the best company at handling this types of problems, by using the best and correct methods, technology and resources.

 

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Wheylous replied on Sun, Oct 30 2011 1:09 PM

Also, don't let guns get near alcohol. I'm also assuming there would be a system of contracts that would handle this as well (insurance clause saying "if you commit a crime, the victim is entitled to restitution).

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Have you not just answered your own question?

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