“Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.” – Thomas Paine
Every time someone tells me that we have a social contract to uphold or that we need government to prevent chaos from occurring I cannot help but laugh.
It is a direct result of government and its bedfellow, organized religion, that we as a species have suffered numerous calamities. Historically government has been the chief factor behind every major war and every holocaust.
From the earliest written history of the world we see the result of government, not advancement, not a bolstering of individuals and humanity as a whole, but war, chaos and death. Egypt enslaved the Hebrew race and others to build their monuments to their Pharaohs and leaders. Greece, Persia (Iran), Rome, Spain, Germany, France, England, Holland, Portugal, Russia, China and every state on the planet…
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