5.5, Behemoth, Leviathan, Life Under Coercive Control

As the territorial dominance of coercive (non-contractual) control grows, there are glimmers of relative hope. Some of the coercive controllers have noticed that reducing coercion to the defensive protection of private-property rights has the surprising effect of most effectively producing prosperity. The flourishing of choice and contract always takes place in such places. The analysis …

5.1, A New Series: Property Rights, Liberty, Oppression

Living, as we do, under regimes of internal coercion and aggression much of which we have grown up with and adapted to, it can be difficult to first, shake off the fetters theoretically and conceptually. Second, to imagine community in its fullness. Third, to pursue non-aggression and voluntary association in a state of aggression and …