“If one takes care of the means, the end will take care of itself.”
Statement of Purpose: Voluntaryists are advoc
ates of non-political, non-violent strategies to achieve a free society. We reject electoral politics, in theory and in practice, as incompatible with libertarian principles. Governments must cloak their actions in an aura of moral legitimacy in order to sustain their power, and political methods invariably strengthen that legitimacy. Voluntaryists seek instead to delegitimize the State through education, and we advocate withdrawal of the cooperation and tacit consent on which State power ultimately depends.
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Quote of the Day
Nothing is more silly than to say that the law made private property. The fact is the exact opposite. Private property came to exist and it made the law.
- John Maxcy Zane, THE STORY OF LAW (1927), from the last paragraph of Chapter 8.
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