Originally Posted by Whovian
Second, you don't pay taxes to protect me... I pay taxes to protect me. As for the use of copyright laws in your argument, that is severely flawed. Why should someone else profit off my invention? They did not conceive it.. create it... spend money to develop it... I did. What gives them the right to profit from MY hard work, initiative and investment? I don't feel I should have the right to profit from something YOU invented, why should you have the right to profit on something I invented? As for the 'they will probably sell it cheaper than you' statement, that's merely an assumption you're making in a failed attempt to bolster your position.
This argument that the ONLY reason someone achieves more is because the government made it possible is patently ridiculous.