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kwyjibo wrote

Oh yeah, those civilizations where people were raped, murdered, robbed, and tormented by bandits. Yeah, true anarchy sounds really pleasant....

You children don't know what you're asking for.

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Dumai wrote

lmao have you tried reading... literally any anthropology or ancient history

besides what do you think happens today

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GaldraChevaliere wrote

Hot take; crime is motivated by desperation and barbarity by social conditioning. Societies in scarcity and inequality breed desperate and barbaric people.

Double deluxe hot take; Liberalism thrives on enforcing scarcity and inequality to maintain its living standard.

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buzz wrote

hello, okay, so you dont think those exact same issues happen in centralised societies?

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ziq wrote

literally describing liberalism, except the bandits are way worse because they control the state with their billions in misbegotten funds.

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RedEmmaSpeaks wrote

Now, now, that statement isn't completely accurate: people are being raped, murdered, robbed, and tormented, not by some random assholes operating on their own, but by bandits empowered and armed by the State, which is totally different from being attacked by random jerks. Also it's not like bandits empowered by the State do greater damage on more massive a scale, than some random band of assholes. Oh, wait...