Please enjoy my recent conversation with Christopher Ortega, guitarist and vocalist of Aztec Death. Herein we discussed his journey to Voluntaryism, Murray Rothbard, Anatomy of the State, Albert Jay Nock, Atlas Shrugged, Stefan Molyneux, Larken Rose, Ron Paul, my journey, peaceful parenting, Passengers One lyrics, Abolitionist dinner conversations in the 19th century, peaceful exchange of ideas, how was the US “government” formed, the Constitution, Lysander Spooner, Adam Kokesh, the State is a state of mind, Dale Brown, Detroit Threat Management Center, private security agency incentives, Helpful Hands lyrics, military, order followers, the State is the real terrorist threat, being an auto-didact, government school, opportunity cost, implied government school lessons, truancy laws, diffusion of responsibility, raising kids and natural consequences, Non Aggressive Parenting podcast, Aztec Death whistle, Hegelian Dialectic and more!

 

It isn’t a coincidence that governments everywhere want to educate children. Government education, in turn, is supposed to be evidence of the state’s goodness and its concern for our well-being. The real explanation is less flattering. If the government’s propaganda can take root as children grow up, those kids will be no threat to the state apparatus. They’ll fasten the chains to their own ankles.

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

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A practitioner of Eastern Healing arts with degrees in Acupuncture and Chinese medicinal herbs, I have always questioned the status quo, a path which led me to peaceful anarchism. Through my journey, I have worn many hats, that of a classical pianist, avid chess player, philosopher, comedian, and now father of two little anarchists. My wife brands me as a Cultural Critic, but I am simply following my thirst for knowledge and passion for writing.

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