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The State as God

The natural inclination for people is to look to the state as their savior and caretaker. Liberty requires responsibility by the individual. The only way we can remain free is to be personally responsible and self-governing. If people are not self-governing, the state will have to fill this vacuum and control the behavior of the people through coercive force. The following video gives a good overview of this problem.

The Divinity of the State