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Question: Would you rather have faith in...
Humans trading and building freely. - 34 (85%)
Government-structured democracy. - 6 (15%)
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July 06, 2011, 06:39:49 AM
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I believe if there will ever be any hope for humanity, it will be in its inherent and voluntary form.
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July 06, 2011, 06:48:05 AM
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If humans can't govern themselves then what hope do they have to govern others? How can you grant someone the right to do something that you don't have the right to do yourself? I don't need faith. I need justice. If the world explodes because of freedom, it had to end sometime.
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July 06, 2011, 10:25:54 AM
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Poll needs another option:  local despotism.

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July 06, 2011, 11:15:02 AM
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Poll needs another option:  local despotism.

....what about divine monarchy while we're at it?
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July 06, 2011, 04:00:41 PM
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Makes me wonder how the TSA got their (illegal)Goon Powers.

"How can you grant someone the right to do something that you don't have the right to do yourself?"
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July 06, 2011, 05:32:30 PM
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One need only Google or Youtube Council on Foreign Relations to see how Propaganda has intellectually stunted the American People, preventing them from finding truth in Media Publications or Broadcasting.

As the Supreme Court ruled, News Media is not required to tell you the truth.
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July 06, 2011, 06:21:33 PM
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I believe if there will ever be any hope for humanity, it will be in its inherent and voluntary form.

False choice.  People working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options.

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July 06, 2011, 06:35:58 PM
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I believe if there will ever be any hope for humanity, it will be in its inherent and voluntary form.

False choice.  People working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options.

Yes, if by government you mean like the chess club where you can join or quit whenever you like. I can't secede from the US government though.
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July 06, 2011, 06:58:04 PM
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I believe if there will ever be any hope for humanity, it will be in its inherent and voluntary form.

False choice.  People working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options.

Yes, if by government you mean like the chess club where you can join or quit whenever you like. I can't secede from the US government though.

Do you not have a passport?

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July 06, 2011, 08:52:28 PM
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Yes you can.  Through your state representatives.  We the people my friend...

I believe if there will ever be any hope for humanity, it will be in its inherent and voluntary form.

False choice.  People working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options.

Yes, if by government you mean like the chess club where you can join or quit whenever you like. I can't secede from the US government though.
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July 06, 2011, 09:17:58 PM
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I believe if there will ever be any hope for humanity, it will be in its inherent and voluntary form.

False choice.  People working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options.

Yes, if by government you mean like the chess club where you can join or quit whenever you like. I can't secede from the US government though.

Do you not have a passport?

You need to look up what the word "secession" means. Hint: It doesn't mean abandoning your land and moving somewhere else.
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July 06, 2011, 09:30:01 PM
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I believe if there will ever be any hope for humanity, it will be in its inherent and voluntary form.

False choice.  People working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options.

Yes, if by government you mean like the chess club where you can join or quit whenever you like. I can't secede from the US government though.

Do you not have a passport?

You need to look up what the word "secession" means. Hint: It doesn't mean abandoning your land and moving somewhere else.

Then we agree.  You can't secede.  Nonetheless, people working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options of the poll.


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July 06, 2011, 09:38:30 PM
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I believe if there will ever be any hope for humanity, it will be in its inherent and voluntary form.

False choice.  People working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options.

Yes, if by government you mean like the chess club where you can join or quit whenever you like. I can't secede from the US government though.

Do you not have a passport?

You need to look up what the word "secession" means. Hint: It doesn't mean abandoning your land and moving somewhere else.

Then we agree.  You can't secede.  Nonetheless, people working together who work together and elect a government fall under both options of the poll.



Yes, they do but since I don't consent to be governed by these elected people then that option of the poll doesn't quite work.
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July 06, 2011, 10:08:02 PM
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Interesting reply.  It seems either of the poll options applies to you. 

What would you add as a better third option?

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July 06, 2011, 10:14:26 PM
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You don't think that the "they" we always refer to bought bitcoins? My guess is if they haven't bought any now, they they'll just crash the market and buy them cheaply. Then endorse them as a great idea.
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July 07, 2011, 12:43:57 AM
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Why not both? This hard-line shit is just childish. Regulation is required for some things, but where this line is drawn is a matter of debate.
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July 07, 2011, 02:12:07 AM
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What hopes do we have for an efficient hybrid?
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July 07, 2011, 02:32:15 AM
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Why not both? This hard-line shit is just childish. Regulation is required for some things, but where this line is drawn is a matter of debate.

Some rape is alright but where we draw the line is a matter of debate?
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July 09, 2011, 10:58:17 AM
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Why not both? This hard-line shit is just childish. Regulation is required for some things, but where this line is drawn is a matter of debate.

Some rape is alright but where we draw the line is a matter of debate?

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July 09, 2011, 12:02:12 PM
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Poll needs another option:  local despotism.

....what about divine monarchy while we're at it?

Both are very similar to democracy.

The only difference is in democracy you get to choose the PR every 4 years.
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