When you do things that have negative consequences or outcomes, do you try to find a scapegoat to pass the buck and avoid responsibility? Do you try to find someone else to blame for the situation and circumstances you find yourself in?
Sometimes we not be directly responsible for something happening, such as a negative consequence, but we are often indirectly involved and partially responsible. How so? If you pay someone to do something, they are the ones directly doing that something, but you are paying them to do it. If you weren't paying them to do it, they wouldn't be doing it because they want money in order to do what they are doing.
This is the power of money, the power money has in our lives to get things done. This is how we can be partly responsible for things happening, even if we don't do it ourselves.
Everyday we work, we are taxed for our labor. Some people don't want to be taxed, some people almost love being taxed and view it as a social responsibility, as some form of social contract. Either way, collectively as a society, we essentially give money to the government. The government does various things with our money, such as develop weapons, sell weapons, and go to wars in our names.
We have a part to play, we hold some responsibility -- whether we like it or not -- for what the government does. All the money the government gets from us to do things in our names, we allow.
If we didn't pay our taxes, if we didn't give money to government, we wouldn't be funding various activities that the government engages in. We wouldn't be funding and giving our support to the various wars that our governments are involved in. We wouldn't be funding other corruption, wrongdoings or immorality in the world that our governments perpetuate.
I recognize that we are being coerced into paying taxes, and that taxation is theft. But we as a society, as a community, as a collective, are allowing this to continue. So long as we allow it to continue, we have partial responsibility for the outcomes that the governments create as a result of being able to do what they do with our tax money.
There is a lot of responsibility that we are shirking off. We are avoiding, denying and ignoring the part we play in being responsible for the world we are creating. Even if we aren't doing something directly with our own actions, we still have a part to play in what happens in many ways.
We were stuck using their centrally controlled money supply, even if we didn't pay taxes. But cryptocurrency has changed that. We might be able to get out from the under thumb (or boot) of centralized control and coerced extortion.
Do you wish you could stop paying taxes for theft or responsibility reasons? Maybe both? Are you fine with how things are and want to give your money to the "great" body of people called "government"?
Thank you for your time and attention. Peace.
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