“Protection-Rackets”, Politicians, Predators, And Saprophyte

You can skip a class, indeed an entire four-year program in political theory, if you realize that governments are everywhere and always protection rackets.Fork over money and personal freedom and the state will protect you from bad things, specified or otherwise. Sometimes the state aligns itself with a deity or deities, demanding not just money and obedience but worship, too.”

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-09/protection-rackets-politicians-predators-and-saprophytes