Ep. 3: What Makes Civil Government Legitimate?
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A discussion of the main points of Kerry Baldwin's article on law and order and the question of the legitimacy of civil governance. John Locke's three requirements for legitimate civil governance are shown to be not reasons for a limited state, but rather reasons for stateless (non-monopolistic) civil governance.


00:00 start

00:32 episode description article: https://libertarianchristians.com/2018/02/21/anarchism-minarchism-legitimacy-civil-governance/ video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiHWYmlh4rQ

01:15 article preface

02:08 summary overview of article

03:53 Locke's first requirement: third party impartial arbiters of disputes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nemo_iudex_in_causa_sua

07:52 Law Without (State) Government explanation https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1647CADF96760B37

08:10 Locke's second requirement: settled and known law

10:14 Three Felonies A Day by Harry Silverglate https://amazon.com/dp/1594035229?tag=kerrybaldwin-20

11:02 Law Merchant https://fee.org/articles/the-law-merchant-and-international-trade/

12:28 Locke's third requirement: effective enforcement and defense

16:18 Not-So-Wild "Wild" West article: https://mises.org/library/not-so-wild-wild-west book: https://amazon.com/dp/0804748543?tag=kerrybaldwin-20

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