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|Asunto:||[LEA-Venezuela] La Anatomía del Estado !!!|
|Fecha:||Viernes, 24 de Octubre, 2008 14:18:22 (-0700)|
|Autor:||Euro Murzi <murzie @...ve>
The Anatomy of the State by Murray N.
State is almost universally considered an institution of social
rise of democracy, the identification of the State with society has
been redoubled, until it is common to hear sentiments expressed which
violate virtually every tenet of reason and common sense such as, "we
are the government." The useful collective term "we" has enabled an
ideological camouflage to be thrown over the reality of political life.
If "we are
the government," then anything a government does to an individual is
not only just and untyrannical but also "voluntary" on the part of the
If the government has incurred a huge public debt which must
be paid by taxing one group for the benefit of another, this reality of
burden is obscured by saying that "we owe it to ourselves"; if the
government conscripts a man, or throws him into jail for dissident
opinion, then he is "doing it to himself" and, therefore, nothing
untoward has occurred.