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Old 02-25-2012, 04:03 PM
Lumpy Lumpy is offline
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Originally Posted by Left Hand of Dorkness View Post
As I've been saying all along, the threat is really a bunch of dudes with a structure and a bunch of guns.
Indeed, I don't see how anarchy/ libertarianism/ whatever can come about as long as humans have, in the absence of a government-imposed larger society, a seemingly innate tendency to form tribes. A non-tribal/gang society demands that you forswear vengence against someone who killed your parent/ sibling/ child/ spouse/ best friend, if your loved one was in the wrong and the stranger was in the right.

Last edited by Lumpy; 02-25-2012 at 04:04 PM.