Ungovernable: Increase the cost of enforcement

This is the second in a series on how to make ourselves and our communities ungovernable. This time, we’ll focus on increasing the cost of enforcement of laws. We often tell ourselves that, once the state is smashed, it will be too expensive to re-establish it. But that’s only true if we make it so. Humanity began without governments. Will things be different this time? That depends on us. And we can start today making laws difficult to enforce. Smash the Panopticon. The abstruse French philosopher Michel Foucault had many insightful observations about the ways we enforce cultural norms....

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