Robert and I share a common hero in Edward Abbey who had foundational influence on my journey to abolitionism:
"I write with the firm conviction that anarchism and liberty, as Edward Abbey said, are not "romantic fable[s] but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners."
Please take the time to read not only this essay but others you may find on his great site. Enjoy.
Notes in the Margin:The blog cyber-ninjas have repaired some of the glitches discovered in the comments functionality on ZeroGov so I would urge everyone to take a look and comments as you wish. Disagree? Please post your comments here. Sacred cows make the best burgers. My twitter enterprise has been rather successful and I urge you to join that conversation at @Zero_Gov on Twitter; follow if you wish, cast aspersions as you see fit. And yes, I am still trying to figure out how to put a bitcoin donation device on the blog. -BB