Tolstoy: on the purpose of national armies

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It is generally supposed that governments strengthen their forces only to defend the state from other states, in oblivion of the fact that armies are necessary, before all things, for the defense of governments from their own oppressed and enslaved subjects.

~ Leo Tolstoy, The Kingdom of God is Within You

Free is Beautiful AudioBook – Chapter Nine: More libertarian solutions

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Chapter Nine: More libertarian solutions

Land use & resources | Pollution & the environment | The post office & other government “services” | Radio, TV & the FCC | US Food & Drug Administration | What about discrimination laws? | Marriage laws | What about national defense? | The mother of all guerrilla wars | How it might work & who pays?

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