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You don't coerce or injure others. Why can politicians do it?
Voluntary Order

Is The State needed to provide governmental services?

The State’s cultural dominance has left us largely blind to institutions of NON-STATE Governance and order. These institutions are completely voluntary. They don’t initiate force or use criminal means. They serve rather than rule. These forms include . . .

  • Self-governance
  • The family
  • Churches
  • Contractual covenants
  • Professional societies that set standards
  • Testing agencies like Underwriter’s Laboratory that provide industry regulation
  • Security firms
  • Arbitrators
  • Review systems such as AAA, Yelp, Angie’s List, the Better Business Bureau, and on and on and on.

Society is rich in non-state institutions of governance and order. And if we expand the idea of order to include social services or charities, then institutions of non-state governance becomes truly vast. These kinds of institutions — legitimate governments — will be the foundation of a ZAP-based society.

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By Jim Babka & Perry Willis

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