role of #government
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a government is in the business of fighting injustice
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a successful government should be working to put itself out of existence
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similar to a successful doctor
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in reality, in both medicine and government institutions once established become self-serving and perpetuating
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from the moment of its conception, human institutions operate in the midst of a conflict of interest
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who do i serve? myself? or the people?
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this self-service is the inherent cost of any institution
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without a value feedback mechanism such as the free market provides these costs are borne indefinitely without a corresponding return
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this means that unless one is sure that government action has a high return, when faced with a problem it is often better to do nothing
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