Anarcho-Tyranny

In the early 1990s, columnist Samuel Francis coined the term, “Anarcho-Tyranny,” which he defined as:

…essentially a kind of Hegelian synthesis of what appear to be dialectical opposites: the combination of oppressive government power against the innocent and the law-abiding and, simultaneously, a grotesque paralysis of the ability or the will to use that power to carry out basic public duties such as protection or public safety. And, it is characteristic of anarcho-tyranny that it not only fails to punish criminals and enforce legitimate order but also criminalizes the innocent.

Francis was undoubtedly prescient. Anarcho-Tyranny is now a basic operating principle of Western governments.


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