Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Rothbard: [The State is]... monopoly of the use of force

The State is: "that organization in society which attempts to maintain a monopoly of the use of force and violence in a given territorial area; in particular, it is the only organization in society that obtains its revenue not by voluntary contribution or payment for services rendered but by coercion" -Rothbard (Anatomy of the State)

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