Skip to comments.CPAC 2014: Why anarchy fails
Posted on 03/16/2014 8:40:40 PM PDT by SincerelyAmanda
The 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference drew a fairly international swarm of conservatives possessing a variety of ideas about limiting and specializing the role of civil government. The obfuscations of a (to use Congresswoman Michele Bachmanns term) plus sized, overreaching bureaucracy have made some young people wonder why we need a civil government in the first place and why we cant have anarchy instead.
How do you respond to the statement: The system isnt broken; the system never worked?...
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Thus they replaced one authority with another, with a transcendent document being the supreme authority, not one man or group of men of the earth, esp. in the former case, and not consequently in practice in the latter. .
I call this the argument from Thermodynamics.
I’d love to be an anarchocapitalist. That’s not possible, so I am a minimalist. Government should be as small and local as possible.
1. Absence of any form of political authority.
Look to Somalia if you want an example an anarchistic society.
Not society I would want to inhabit.
Subsidiary is a term/concept you are looking for.
“Subsidiarity is an organising principle of decentralisation, stating that a matter ought to be handled by the smallest, lowest, or least centralised authority capable of addressing that matter effectively.”
Subsidiarity plus small, limited government is, indeed, a winning combination. Too bad we practice it so little these days.
I think I remember that G-d warned His people against having a King, and also decreed that the King should live by the same laws as the people.
Moses warned about that way back in Devarim (Deuteronomy) 17:14-20, too. It was a foretelling of the events that would lead to the coronations of both the kings Saul and David. Take note of verse 15 especially.
I was referring to that passage.
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