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Mises Believed in Theft

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triknighted posted on Fri, Dec 28 2012 8:45 PM

Learning more about Ludwig, and I realized that the ancap notion that all taxation is theft (not disagreeing with it, mind you) is inconsistent with the minarchism of Mises.

How do Mises fans rectify this? Sincerely curious. Is it as simple an answer as "he was wrong"?

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I usually personally prefer reading about someone and their work rather than the work itself, and it gives me the same knowledge one would obtain by reading that particular work.

With respect to SM, I agree with JJ on this point. He is right.

With respect, I'm kinda confused at your first post to SM, Wheylous. Why would you mock what people have or haven't read when it's not even relevant? You were being a jackass, albeit probably unintentionally. 

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Wheylous replied on Sat, Dec 29 2012 11:07 PM

Only reflexive actions are unintentional, NAA. ;)

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Answered (Not Verified) Wheylous replied on Sat, Dec 29 2012 11:37 PM
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Yeah, you're right:

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i dun get it

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:(

I hope my question doesn't get lost in the whole SkepticalMetal thing.

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Wheylous replied on Sun, Dec 30 2012 12:30 PM

Sorry about that. I would start a new thread on it though.

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Malachi replied on Sun, Dec 30 2012 12:38 PM
Because Wheylous knows soooooo much about being sorry ;)
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...What's that supposed to mean?

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What do you think it means?

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Its a sarcastic comment, and the wink at the end means youre not allowed to get all butthurt about it ;)
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