Storming the Capitol Building

Recently on Free Talk Live, I lamented the fact that the Capitol Building wasn’t burned down. I was happy to see a show of force against the perceived invulnerability of the state, even if the protestors had the worst possible reason for doing it (and they’d have been hard-pressed to have a worse reason than they did). However, I applaud any attack on the symbology of the state and its religious apparatus. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t the consent of the governed that keeps the state in existence; the state is actually preserved by widespread belief in its divinity.

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