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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    I think it depends on the totalitarian. I don't think I'd mind being ruled by a super powerful computer that is programmed to be beneficent. A lot of people like the idea of a totalitarian system ruled directly by god or Jesus. Anarchy would dissolve into rule by the oppressive and brutal, like the dark ages. Totalitarianism could be nice. It probably wouldn't be, but it at least has a chance to be greater than 0%.
    Well, it depends on the mechanics of the question.

    If by "anarchy" we mean that no government apparatus can develop, then I think I would prefer that.

    At least that way I would have a chance against others who are more brutal and powerful. Or I could ingratiate myself with those who are more brutal and powerful. Or I could lend my knowledge to them.

    Even cold-blooded killers only kill themselves if they are overly abusive of those who provide them with the necessities they need, such as food. So a nice synergy could arise from that. And I'd rather have the choice of choosing my personal dictator than having it forced on me and everyone else.
    Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Totalitarianism for mee. I believe the progression and advancement of our human species is more important than my own pursuit of pleasure.
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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    Totalitarianism for mee. I believe the progression and advancement of our human species is more important than my own pursuit of pleasure.
    You're assuming that the dictator of the totalitarian government would use the state to progress and advance the human species rather than pursue his own pleasures.
    Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by cjgeist View Post
    If you had to pick between one of the two, which one would you prefer?
    Depends on which group identity is leading the totalitarian regime.

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    if i had to pick.. it would be anarchy.

    my personal preference is minarchy though
    wow, what a shocker

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    So the choice is death by gunshot or death by poisoning. No thanks.
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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    This "choice" depends so much on the quality of man...
    If he were "perfect", then it would not matter either way..
    Right now, I think I would choose totalitarianism as the lesser of the two evils....Either way, its quite horrible.

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lokiate View Post
    Armed resistance to either, since neither will be brought about through peaceful means. I cling tightly to my God, my guns, and my Constitution.
    So your ready to defend your group, therefore ready for anarchy. But if the King has the correct God, allows you to have your guns and uses your constitution you'd be for him.

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by OhIsee.Then View Post
    So your ready to defend your group, therefore ready for anarchy.
    No, I stand ready to deploy and engage the enemies of the United States, and to uphold the Constitution. I took an oath to do so, and that's not something I take lightly.

    But if the King has the correct God, allows you to have your guns and uses your constitution you'd be for him.
    Read Articles I-III of the US Constitution, peep this ****:
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    Then get back to me.
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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    Totalitarianism for mee. I believe the progression and advancement of our human species is more important than my own pursuit of pleasure.
    I think it's best when progression and pleasure are aligned. I know a Nobel Prize winner that participates in the same artistic sport we do. There are very many examples of this. Many were in trouble with the church, the king or both.

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lokiate View Post
    No, I stand ready to deploy and engage the enemies of the United States, and to uphold the Constitution. I took an oath to do so, and that's not something I take lightly.
    ...
    Then get back to me.
    I wasn't clear. When I wrote "So your ready to defend your group, therefore ready for anarchy." I'm saying that your standing "...ready to deploy and engage the enemies of the United States, and to uphold the Constitution." I'm just, in this instance, taking a world POV; not a country POV. (BTW, I spent a year defending the United States from N. Vietnam.)

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