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For an Emergent Governance Rev. 3

For an Emergent Governance Rev. 3

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Published by: Ryan Faulk on Mar 20, 2010
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For an Emergent Governanceby Ryan FaulkIncludes excerpts from Roderick Long, Thomas Dilorenzo and Lawrence W. ReedTable of Contents:Part 1 - Introduction- The State is an Extortion Racket- This Book- Model of Reality- Determinism and Calculation- The Mind of God- Order is Emergent- Presuppositional Chaos- Logic vs. EmotionPart 2 - The State- Authorities- Ownership- The State- Somalia- The Western US- Pennsylvania- Rhode Island- Ireland- Iceland- Emergent Law- Stateless War- The Police- The Collapsed StatePart 3 - Economy- Prices and Wages- Loans and Interest- The Structure of Production- A State Program- Third World Wages- The Corporation- Capitalists and Wage Slavery- Barriers to Entry- Barriers to Entry and Hierarchy- The Business Cycle- Oligopolies and Oligopsonies- Statism is Antisocial- The Truth about the Robber Barons by Thomas J. Dilorenzo- Never-Ending Government Lies About Markets by Thomas J. Dilorenzo- Bank Panics- The Federal Reserve- Keynesian Economics- Involuntary Unemployment- Austrian vs. “Mainstream” Predictions- Gatekeepers- Court Intellectuals- Capitalist Messiah
- The Fear of Directly Accountable ServicesPart 4 - Sundries- Poverty and Welfare- The Roads- First Post on Education- Second Post on Education- Currency- Fractional Reserve Banking- Safety and Health Regulations- First Post on Medical Services- Second Post on Medical ServicesPart 5 - Political Economy- Boycotting and War as Regulation on a Free Market- Political Economy- The State Revealed as Firm- Overfishing- Global Warming- Scientific ResearchPart 6 - State of Mind- Fantasy on the Fritz- Bleeding Heart- A Theory on the Rise of the State- Confederate Soldier- One WayPart 7 – Sacred Cows- The Revolution- Following the Revolution- The Constitution- The First Barbary War- The War of 1812- The Civil War- Slavery- World War 1- World War 2 in EuropePart 8 - Loose Ends- Labor Theory of Value Tomfoolery- The Moralizing Busybodies- Putting the Defoo in its Proper Context- The Equivocators- Human Nature- Matrix of Equilibria- Emergentism- Not the End of History
The State is an Extortion Racket
The power to tax is the main source of state power. Without tax revenue, everything else thestate does is toothless. Somebody could get to the top of a hill and shout the laws, but withouteither agreement from the people, or the violent enforcement of those laws, he's just shoutinginto the ether. He thinks he's the state, but there's nobody around him who cares about what he

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