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Forget About Taxes

The reality of a tax base presupposes expenditures and a monetary economic system. How is it that we could eliminate a monetary policy altogether? Would there be a need for taxes? Does eliminating taxes solve the problem of governance on a global scale?

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Forget About Taxes

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.

- E. M. Forster (1879-1970)

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Forget About Taxes

Inspired by E. M. Forster (1879-1970)'s quote, "The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death". The titled responsion is

The reality of a tax base presupposes expenditures and a monetary economic system. How is it that we could eliminate a monetary policy altogether? Would there be a need for taxes? Does eliminating taxes solve the problem of governance on a global scale? Anarchy seems like the most probable outcome, or would a self-governing Leviathan step in with its invisible hand of capitalism, green thumb to protect the environment and the middle finger to tell us all where to go?


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