god that arose in early civilizations
is also linked to the concept of good
evil and the concept of sin.
The corn is good, the weeds are
The bees are good, the locusts
The sheep are good, the wolves
nature by promoting
the good and
controlling the evil.
As for nature, so also for
The self is divided into two parts, a good part and a
evil part, the latter of which we try to overcome with
the technologies of fire."
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."
- Mikhail Bakunin
"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly,
bad people will find a way around the
Valid or true.
Of high quality.
Appealing to the mind.
Superior to the
Able to pay or
In excellent condition;
Worthy of respect;
moral excellence; upright.
Possessing desirable qualities.
Deserving of esteem and respect.
Able to elicit a specified
Adapted to answer the
Able to continue in a specified activity.
Adequate; sufficient; competent; sound.
skillful; dexterous; ready;
With or in a close or
success, welfare, or
Feeling healthy and
free of aches and
Most suitable or
right for a particular
ability; of unimpaired credit.
showing knowledge and skill
Being positive or desirable
in nature; not bad or
insignificant, or of no account; considerable.
Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be relied
Possessing moral excellence or
virtue; virtuous; pious; religious.
form exclamatory phrases
expressing surprise or dismay.
Having the qualities that
are desirable or distinguishing in a particular thing.
Advancement of interest or
bounds or within a particular
area of a court and therefore in play.
sense, to be depended on for the discharge of
noxious, offensive, deficient.
Used formerly to refer to the
American government grade of
meat higher than "standard" and lower
That which possesses desirable qualities, promotes
success, welfare, or happiness and is
humane, merciful, gracious,
polite, propitious, friendly.
good man, is a
good man, whether in
this church, or out of it." - Brigham Young
"You have to hand it to
America. It has exercised a quite clinical manipulation of power
worldwide while masquerading as a force for universal good."
- Harold Pinter, winner of 2005 Nobel Prize for
use of the word "goods" to denote the salable products of human activity
reveals some very deep assumptions.
First, harking back to agriculture,
it suggests that goodness comes from human manipulation of nature and not from
nature itself. A good is something produced, extracted from its original place
in the ground, the water, or the forest and then subjected to other forms of
processing. Unimproved, nature is not good. Oil in the ground or a forest left
standing are invisible to
economic accounting: they are not yet "goods", just as unpaid mothering is not
yet a "service".
A second implication is that if something is good, it
can be assigned a pricecommoditized, bought, and sold. Got that? Our
definition of a "good" is that it is exchanged for money.
Money = Good.
That some good things are not yet commodities merely means that the
conversion of social, cultural, spiritual, and
natural capital is not yet
completegood news for anyone but an economist. From the economist's point
of view, the equation of economic growth with more and more "goods" adds a note
of moral imperative to the quest for economic growth." -
"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. And since it does not recognize
any right outside of its own confines, it quite logically arrogated to itself
the right to treat with the most ferocious inhumanity all the foreign
populations whom it can pillage, exterminate, or subordinate to its will. If it
displays generosity or humanity toward them, it does it in no case out of any
sense of duty: and that is because it has no duty but to itself, and toward
those of its members who formed it by an act of free agreement, who continue
constituting it on the same free bases, or, as it happens in the long run, have
become its subjects."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.
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
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
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.
cannot the State do for us if only we have faith in it? And we have faith.
No creed in the history of the world ever captured the hearts and minds
of men as has the modern creed of Statism. Men may differ in their rituals,
they may call themselves Americans, Englishmen or Russians (New Dealers,
Socialists or Communists), but in their adherence to the doctrine of the
omnipotence of the State they are as one. It is the 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.
From New York to Moscow to
Peiping, and all way stations between, men pay homage to the State. It is a
universal passion equal in intensity, but much larger in scope, to the spirit
of the Crusades.
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.
certainty, say its theologians, there are no "natural laws" to hamstring the
State; that is a well-exploded myth of the dark ages. We have seen, they
declare, how through the use of force every so-called immutable consequential
relationship has been made mutable and inconsequential. All things are
relative. There are no certainties, either in the nature of man or the nature
of the world.
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
The State is the true
god, its votaries maintain, because it is immortal.
Men come and go, the
State lives on.
The priesthood who tend it
may be Republicans or Democrats or what-not; the State outlasts them all. It is
self-sufficient because it is sovereign, omniscient because it has an
intelligence superior to the combined intelligence of all men, beyond censure
because its morality transcends that by which mere man lives.
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 be.
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
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
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