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Response to ProSense (Reply #15)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 08:54 AM

19. My point is that even if tried, it would not work

True, the attempt would be ugly and well worth a great deal of effort to avoid.

Bottom line, people always want their "freedom" personally, but when their neighbor puts a junker vehicle on blocks in the front yard, they want government to do something about it. I have been to Homeowners Association meetings (as a guest speaker). They are a great example of what the people do with "government" when you bring it down local and put it in their hands.

What happens is the precise opposite of anarchy. Given the freedom to do as they wish, people make up rules and enforce them upon each other....

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