State of Nature To trigger off any philosophy on what should be the characteristics of the state we must first imagine living in a state of nature (living with the lack of a state). Since we cannot trace back to any time that we've been without government, we must imagine what it would be like in a state of nature. What are people like with the absence of a state? there have been many views
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ways for reaching their interests without causing conflict with others, after all, keeping the peace with people would be a self interest of mine. In this case you'd ask again, why is government necessary? however, I'm not sure I would like to try the anarchist's system just because of uncertainties of mine about the "State of Nature". We've never been in the "State of Nature" so it would be scary to simply "try it out".