good vs evil

"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly,
while bad people will find a way around the laws." – Plato

Chinese charater for good

The angry god that arose in early civilizations

is linked to the concept of good

and evil
and the concept of sin.

The grain is good, the weeds evil.

The bees are good, the locusts evil.

The sheep are good, the wolves evil.

Technology overcomes nature by

promoting good and controlling evil.

As for nature, so also for human nature.

Self is divided into two parts, a good part and an evil part,

the latter of which we try to overcome with the technologies of fire."

Charles Eisenstein

good is defined as:

something judged categorically
beneficial from an individual standpoint

"When the State enjoins something good, it undoes and spoils it precisely because the latter comes in the form of a command, and because every command provokes and arouses the legitimate revolt of freedom; and also because, from the point of view of true morality, of human and not divine morality, the good which is done by command from above ceases to be good and thereby becomes evil.

Liberty, morality, and the humane dignity of man consist precisely in that man does good not because he is ordered to do so, but because he conceives it, wants it, and loves it.

The state then is the most flagrant negation, the most cynical and complete negation of humanity.

It rends apart the universal solidarity of all men upon earth, and it unites some of them only in order to destroy, conquer, and enslave all the rest.

It takes under its protection only its own citizens, and it recognizes human right, humanity, and civilization only within the confines of its own boundaries.

Every State, whether it is of a federative or a non-federative character, must seek, under the penalty of utter ruin, to become the most powerful of States.

It has to devour others in order not to be devoured in turn, to conquer in order not to be conquered, to enslave in order not to be enslaved - for two similar and at the same time alien powers, cannot co-exist without destroying each other." - Mikhail Bakunin

Lysander Spooner

Feels So Good

"No one, and least of all those who are concerned with reform, will maintain that the human race has as yet reached the Promised Land. The evidence is all against it.

Man has done a lot in accumulating a knowledge of things in general, but he seems incapable of ridding himself of the need of a golden calf.

He still yearns for "gods which will go before us," gods that are uninhibited by the laws of nature, gods that are accountable only to our appetites, gods that speak not of consequences or the long run.

In that respect we are like the Jews in the wilderness.

Witness the pervasive religion of our times, the worship of the State.

Is not the State an idol?

Is it not like any graven image into which men have read supernatural powers and superhuman capacities?

The State can feed us when we are hungry, heal us when we are ill; it can raise wages and lower prices, even at the same time; it can educate our children without cost; it can provide us against the contingencies of old age and amuse us when we are bored; it can give us electricity by passing laws and improve the game of baseball by regulation.

What cannot the State do for us if only we have blind faith in it?

No creed in the history of the world ever captured the hearts and minds of men as has the modern creed of Statism.

It is the accepted and implemented universal religion.

There may be some who maintain the State is a false god, that it is powerless in the face of natural law, incapable of doing anything the individual cannot do for himself, and is in fact a hindrance to man in his effort toward self-improvement; but such dissidents from the norm are few indeed.

As for the substance of this religion of Statism, the absolute upon which its theology is based, it is that political power can do anything.

There is no limitation upon its scope, except a contrary and more potent political power.

Of a certainty, say its theologians, there are no 'natural laws' to hamstring the State; that is a well-exploded myth of the dark ages.

In fact, there is no nature.

Whatever men set their hearts on doing that will be done, provided only that they put their collective powers to the job.

Whatever the collective powers of men accomplish, that is "good," simply because it "works."

The religion of Statism is thoroughly pragmatic; sufficient unto the day is the accomplishment thereof.

It is not a social contract, not the product of a body of law which men make and unmake.

It can say, as the God of the Bible said of Himself: "I Am."

Yet, the State does not say that, or anything else, for it is in fact only a golden calf.

We who worship the fiction endow it with superhuman gifts and capacities by merely demanding of it accomplishments that presuppose such gifts and capacities.

It is good because we want it to be.

Out of the fervency of our prayers comes the State.

Were we to take the trouble to examine the product of our imagination, we would find the State to be only a body of men who, taking advantage of our weakness, make the best of it.

They promise; because of our self-deception, we do not question their ability to make good; nor do we take notice of the contingent clause accompanying the promise, that we give them power over our persons and our property.

Because they are human, because they, too, are incapable of defying or circumventing the laws of nature, they cannot do for us what we cannot do for ourselves, and their promise is never fulfilled; but, the power they have acquired is not relinquished.

Thus, the State consists of a body of men who, by virtue of our need for a golden calf, acquire the power to compel us to do what we do not want to do." - Frank Chodorov

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