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You can love your country while opposing its government

You can love your country while opposing its government. This shouldn’t be a controversial statement, but apparently—at least to some people—it is. Inherent in the opposite belief is the idea that a country and its government are one and the same, yet nothing could be further from the truth. A country is defined by its …

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Human nature and the state

It has been said that if men were angels, they wouldn’t need government. The truth is that it is because men aren’t angels that the state is so dangerous. Most people are decent and good. They do not want to control, hurt, or extort their fellow man. There is a minority, however, for whom these …