kentforliberty.com | The only “problem” with the word “anarchy” is that bad guys have used the word to describe their non-anarchist acts, and other bad guys embraced and spread the misinformation. Not much you can do about that, besides use the word correctly when you use it.
Maybe the word “autarchy” has less baggage (not none), but if it started being talked about, it would gather baggage very quickly. I don’t really see much point in abandoning a word you like to use due to baggage. But, whatever.
None of that changes the basic fact: You are the rightful king of your own life- including of your liberty and property. No one else has a higher claim on it, and if they try to act as if they do, they are the bad guys. It doesn’t matter if they call themselves “the police” or the mayor, or anything else. No one else has a legitimate claim on your life, liberty, or property unless it is due to a debt you took on. You can’t take on a debt by being born in a particular place, or by a gang coming together to assign a debt to you. Read Entire Article
By Kent McManigal