“You think the land mass – and the people inhabiting it – on one side of an imaginary line in the sand called a border, are objectively better than the land mass – and the people inhabiting it – on the other side of that imaginary line in the sand.
You hate greedy corporations but think an organization such as the government will protect you from greedy corporations.
You think that rules written by members of the State can be used to control the State.
You think it is morally justified to install an army base in the vicinity of a so-called foreign people but would cry foul at the top of your lungs if the roles were reversed.
You think your neighbor, or some guy on the other side of town, should be restricted from owning a firearm, since he might be psychopath, while simultaneously assuming that some other guy, who also might be a psychopath, can be armed because a third guy or group of people – none of whom you have ever met – authorizes it.”
“The moral nature of a man is unchanged by the existence of an organization or his position within that organization.”
— Wilton Alston You Might Be A Statist If….