"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act
while bad people will find a way around the laws."
Good is defined
as:something judged categorically
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.
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
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
"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.
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.
the State an idol?
Is it not like any graven image into which men have
read supernatural powers and superhuman
The State can feed us when we are
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
cannot the State do for us if only we have blind faith in it?
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 universal
There may be some who maintain
the State is a false god, that it
is powerless in the face of
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
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
law' 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. And 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
It is not a
social contract, not the product of a body of laws 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
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.
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
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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