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Awesome: 'Libertarianism, Anarchism, and Society with Voluntary Self Governance' by PantsB
likes this Post written by PantsB
about a year ago
"This is the greatest post in the long and stupid history of Libertarianism threads on the Penny Arcade forums. It cuts right to the very core issue in a way that is precise, crystal clear and easy to understand. It is so well crafted and argument that I am, at this very moment, actually crying a little at how beautiful it is.
It is perfect."
1. The person gets away. *Or*, depending on circumstance, rejection by the community (unable to get a job, spouse, ect) which leads to exile.
You know who this guy is? Whats to stop you from claiming some guy you don't like stole from you too? And why would he need a job? His job is stealing your shit.
But answer me this @Shurakai
if you can: Whats your basis for owning that store in the first place?
Purchasing goods from one who is not the legitimate owner does not bestow legitimate ownership. As such in order to establish legitimate ownership, even through a secondary party, one must identify an origin for that ownership.
If we accept all humans are of equal moral standing, then the ownership of anything that is not unique to that individual must be equally owned in a state of nature by all members of a community.
Claiming exclusive ownership of anything except your physical being and your labor requires you to subsume the ownership rights of everyone else. In a stateless society where there is no coercion, how does one take ownership? All exclusive ownership lacking unanimous consent of all individuals, and at least arguably all future individuals, would be theft of their ownership or potential ownership.
So without a body politic that has absorbed some of the natural rights of its citizens that will create a system by which exclusive ownership is enacted, how do you propose you got that grocery store in the first place?
QEDMF xbl: PantsB G+