6.1_Buddha, Disassociation and Enlightenment

A return to the maybe-sages. Voluntary association grows less and less in most countries. Beginning with forced association with the territorial monopoly for services such as security (police) and dispute arbitration (courts) and price control of such services (taxation), and flowing from that source to the innumerable ways in which otherwise innocent citizens are caught …

5.15, Disassociation or Defense

I have made much of the right to use self-defense. All the while I have wondered if my words could be misused by he who would rationalize evil by my words. I would like to state plainly when violence may be employed (defense) and when it may not be employed but disassociation may be. Disassociation …

Coercion, Public Opinion, Response

How does a small group (a) maintain coercive control over a much larger group (b)? First, there is public opinion. (a) cannot treat (b) uniformly. (a) must decipher within (b) sub-classes. If (a) can create animosity or division between sub-classes in (b), we will call them (b1), (b2) and (b3), then (a) can divide the …

Some Rules of Puritanical Libertarianism (PL)

PL says no to initiated aggression (it is important to distinguish between initiated aggression and aggression that is a response to aggression. The implications are many. A few related to contemporary time and space. Implications? No taxation. This would not remove the need to spend on services such as security or dispute arbitration. It would …