On state violence and increase in viciousness

The state educates in violence and viciousness. It educates in the sense of E1 and not E2 (On Education). The state displays in its activity, and it is that which is most essential to its activity such that it is that most remembered by those who interact with it. Now one might object that, in …

5.17, On the Praxeology of Violence

Here we move toward an understanding of what the implications of violence are. The ultimate goal is to understand the systemic (an in vogue word these days) effects of government. By violence I mean to focus on initiated aggression. Initiated aggression is to be contrasted with defensive aggression. Initiated aggression, as a category, includes any …

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 …