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That no government, so called, can reasonably be trusted, or reasonably be supposed to have honest purposes in view, any longer than it depends wholly upon voluntary support.

 
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Lysander Spooner
Lysander Spooner
  • Born: January 19, 1808
  • Died: May 14, 1887
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Philosopher

Lysander Spooner was an American political philosopher, essayist, pamphlet writer, Unitarian, abolitionist, legal theorist, and entrepreneur of the nineteenth century. He was a strong advocate of the labor movement and severely anti-authoritarian and individualist in his political views.

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