Order in the Jungle
Social Interaction Without the State
By Christopher J. Coyne
This article appeared in the Spring 2003 issue of The Independent Review.
Coercive government can solve the perceived problems that would arise in a stateless society, according to economist and political theorist Gordon Tullock. Tullocks entire critique of anarchy, however, applies equally to any notion of the state.
Christopher J. Coyne is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, Professor of Economics at George Mason University, and Co-Editor of The Independent Review. He is the author of the new book, In Search of Monsters to Destroy: The Folly of American Empire and the Paths to Peace.
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