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Re: Taxless society concerns]



On Thu, Sep 11, 1997 at 12:10:41AM -0600, Warpy wrote:

> First off. In such a society, who cares for the old, the sick, and the
> infirm? How is such care going to be payed for? How will basic services be
> maintained without the necessary taxes required to pay for them? 

Family.  Friends.

What basic services are you referring to?
 
> Now before you start yelling at me and calling me a government
> sympathiser, let me say that i am disgusted at the amount of money spent
> by governments around the world on military equipment and personnel. If
> such a taxless society were to eventuate there would be *hopefully* that
> much more money floating around to help those who need it most.

The money won't be "floating around," it will be in the pockets of
individuals instead of being paid out as taxes.
 
> But the question remains. In such a taxless society, and little or no
> government, how are those less fortunate than us going to be cared for?

You should do more examining of Libertarian resources on the net.  And
do some thinking on your own.  Start with the presumption that
individuals and private organizations can operate more efficiently than
the government.  


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