The Philosophical Problem Every Government Faces. Michael Huemer & Keith Knight
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0:00 - Quote from The Problem of Political Authority
0:31 - What is ‘political authority’?
1:18 - If you do not like the government of a country, you should leave
2:57 - Voting for a political representative is morally on par with consent
6:27 - “Liberty depends on taxation” - Cass Sunstein
9:15 - You benefit from the state, therefore you have an obligation to obey it’s edicts
15:19 - What about the poor?
18:29 - Does potential wealth inequality justify political authority?
21:11 - The major takeaway from the Trump presidency
22:38 - Corporations need regulation which justifies a state
Ronald Coase Reason: https://reason.org/wp-content/uploads/files/651f8c83166f18b6ccaa77fc75739c84.pdf
Homelessness caused by regulation: https://libertarianinstitute.org/dont-tread-on-anyone/whats-the-1-cause-of-homelessness/
29:05 - In the absence of a state, chaos will exist
32:04 - The mindset of the unattainable perfection objection “who will do X”
35:09 - Huemer’s approach to handling objections to anarchism
36:05 - High standards for the market, no standards for the government & incentive structures
38:57 - Governments v. HOA’s
42:42 - The market commodifies human beings, therefore should be replaced by the state
46:03 - Where has anarcho-capitalism worked?
49:10 - Why are believers in government so confident in their low information position?
52:06 - How has the state created a double standard in the minds of the masses for thousands of years?
55:30 - Shame is the health of the state
1:00:10 - Most important thing you learned from Bryan Caplan
1:01:15 - Most important contribution of Jason Brennan
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