What is ‘the State’ or ‘the Government’?

by | May 22, 2020

What is ‘the State’ or ‘the Government’?

by | May 22, 2020

Murray N. Rothbard Taxation Conscription Slavery Theft, War Mass Murder Libertarianism Anarchy

… the State is the organization of robbery systematized and writ
large. Th e State is the only legal institution in society that acquires
its revenue by the use of coercion, by using enough violence and
threat of violence on its victims to ensure their paying the desired
tribute. Th e State benefits itself at the expense of its robbed victims.
Th e State is, therefore, a centralized, regularized organization of
theft . Its payments extracted by coercion are called “taxation” …

Murray N. Rothbard

Economic Controversies, p. 459

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