On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 12:07 AM, LizR <lizj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21 November 2013 11:37, Telmo Menezes <te...@telmomenezes.com> wrote:
>> > who just did not want to pay taxes to the King of England,
>> Good on them. What next? Pay taxes to wizards and dragons?
> Weird comment. The King of England was only, in their view, an inappropriate
> subject to pay taxes to because they were no longer his subjects, at least
> in a de facto sense. They weren't against taxes per se, and set up a system
> in which people were expected to pay taxes. (And if wizards and dragons
> existed, people would indeed pay them taxes, or as we'd call it, protection
> No matter how good your case, a reasoned argument is better than an invalid
I'm sorry but I don't understand your point. I am aware that the
founding fathers were in favour of taxes. As I said to Bruno, I admire
the constitution but I think that even more freedom can be achieved. I
just meant that paying taxes to kings on the other side of the world
is ridiculous, and that the king or queen themselves are ridiculous
entities in the modern world.
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