The Truth About the State

Few ideas have done more damage to humanity than the misbegotten pseudo-scientific belief in the intrinsic legitimacy of what Max Weber famously called The State.

Our world, planet Earth, is presently divided into hundreds of States, a system defined by a single over-riding attribute: each State lays a claim, respected by agreement with other States, by the right to use violence within territory under their control without another State having any standing to intervene barring authorization from the United Nations Security Council.