To Avoid War, Keep the State Weak
John Glaser, June 05, 2012
The great Robert Higgs lists Axioms of Political Geometry. My two favorites:
- The shortest distance between a free society and a totalitarian society passes through war.
- The whole of society is greater than the part that government officials can comprehend, and much greater than the part that they can manage for the attainment of a desirable end.