“You may think me rude for pointing this out, or you may come up with justifications for it, but the statement stands: Governments take money that they didn’t earn, by one type of coercion or another. If not, taxation would be voluntary and government would be just another business.
I don’t like dealing with violent enterprises.
#1: Politics is a relic of a barbaric past
Being that I study the ancient past, I can trace men ruling over men back to about 6400 BC. I can trace a government that resembles ours back to about 5000 BC.
So, what else from two thousand years before the Pyramids still rules the lives of men?
If there is any example on Earth of humans failing to evolve, this has to be it.”