Why you should not have faith in your government.

The Wise Sloth

You never signed a social contract agreeing to any terms or conditions regarding what authority your government has over you or what you get in return for ceding authority to your government. You were just born into a country at random and told what laws you were expected to follow and how bad the consequences would be if you didn’t follow them.

This might not bother you. You might even be able to come up with an excuse that sounds good on paper to explain why it’s a good thing you didn’t get a choice in whether or not you wanted to be a citizen who is subject to the laws of the country you were born and/or raised in. Even if this arrangement is legally justifiable, it’s still important that we be absolutely clear about what this means. Your life, liberty and happiness are bound to the conditions of a contract you…

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