Originally shared by Woozle Hypertwin
Free-marketarian propaganda technique:
1. Get you to accept their definition of “rights”, which is that they are created by nature (not humans) and yet are undetectable to science. (Kind of like “God”.)
2. Once you’ve accepted this, they get you to accept their (reasonable-sounding) list of what those (undetectable) rights are, because
3. On the basis of that list of inalienable natural rights that you can’t argue with because NATURE, they can then argue that taxation is theft and the use of force by governments to keep people from doing bad things is the Worst Thing Evar.
(4. ?? 5. PROFIT!!!!)