Government doesn't exist

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This may seem obvious to some but there is no such "thing" as government. There are only people. I call the voluntary peaceful interactions between people "society" and the violent, coercive ones "government". But these are only metaphors. On a related note, there is no such "thing" as the economy. It is only a metaphor for the sum total of all of the exchanges of goods and services that go on every day.

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A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat.

President John F. Kennedy once said about economic development that “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Kennedy was, of course, right, but he missed something really, really important: A rising tide lifts only lifts all boats when everyone has a boat.

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