Who Are These People?*
August 19, 2010 1 Comment
* – and why do you vote for them?
Who are these people running for office? How well do you know them? How well do they know you? Why do you vote for the people you vote for? How many laws do you need applied to you? Do the people you vote for work in your best interests?
I ask these questions mainly because I don’t believe in the concept of governance nor do I believe in the concept of countries. I believe in individualism and the individual. The problem with government is that if you don’t believe in the direction your elected officials are taking your country, state, or municipality, you are screwed. (You are screwed even if you do believe, but you just are too blind to realize it.)
“Government is needed to build roads, educate people, and to stabilize a group of people” is a myth created by those who benefit from government. Roads and education were originally private ventures in the United States. They have both cost more than the rate of inflation every year with worse results. Governments do not stabilize. They wage wars against other governments. People die as a result.
I have no problem with people working together in groups as long as everybody in the group agrees with the premise of the group. I am not talking about a democracy where a majority agree while a minority do not. Ask gay people and Muslims how democracy is working for them.
I an not an extraordinary person with unlimited skills, but I have more faith in leading myself than in being led. I know my purpose, my motives, my skills and my weaknesses and in a free society can utilize all of them to their full potential.
Democrats and Republicans (and to a lesser extent, all other parties) rely on a lemmings mentality from the masses. They need people who want to be led and are willing to live with the consequences of being led. One of the consequences is taxation. Governments need to take your money (without your consent) to operate and function. They also play with people’s emotions instead of letting people think things through. The result of this mentality in the United States has been war, corruption, perpetual debt and the dumbing of the people.
Anarchy is the only viable solution. Critics will say that anarchy is not viable because it would bring chaos. Governments start war. War is the ultimate chaos. War requires the playing with emotions so that people can kill people who have never bothered them. It is pawns killing pawns while the kings enjoy wine.
If you must vote on election day, vote for yourself for every office. You can do a better job in making the decisions that matter most to you than any politician ever could.