I see - you cannot address the logical inconsistency in your arguement so you go for the ad hominem...LOL! As if your concept of "facts" isn't whatever you say they are...Originally Posted by degsmeHmm so having the option of paying the cost of participating in society or not, but in chosing not to pay that cost you also don't get the benefits
is the same as
Being extorted to pay some thugs for no benefit to you other than the thugs being happy for a brief period of time.
Well I guess that explains why we cannot have a fact based discussion on economics with you.
Can you point to where my "facts" on economics are "whatever I say they are"? Plese do try.