The Rules Don’t Apply To The State

Editor’s Pick. Written by Michael Suede.

One of the fascinating things about the state is its ability to get away with crimes that normal citizens would be imprisoned or executed for. In a world awash in rules and regulations, I find it fascinating that virtually none of the rules apply to the people who are doing the ruling.

I’ve created a short list of clear crimes against humanity that we all accept as a rather normal, in fact necessary, part of our day-to-day existence. Hopefully putting these crimes into context will jog your senses and cause you to question the very foundations of our society. I would argue that it is impossible to have a moral and peaceful society when the governing body of that society acts as the antithesis of peace and morality.

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