"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly,
while bad people
will find a way around the laws." Plato
The angry god
that arose in early civilizations
is linked to the concept of
and evil and the concept of sin.
The grain is good, the weeds evil.
The bees are good, the
The sheep are good, the wolves evil.
overcomes nature by
promoting good and controlling evil.
nature, so also for human nature.
The self is divided into two parts, a good part and a evil part, the
which we try to overcome with the
technologies of fire."
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. 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
"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
"The State is the true god, its votaries
because it is immortal.
Men come and go, the State lives
"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.
not the State an idol?
Is it not like any graven image into which men
have read supernatural powers and superhuman capacities?
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
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.
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
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 thereof.
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
It is good because we want it to be.
Out of the fervency of our prayers comes
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 Chodorov
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