Aggression is simply another name for government.
The cost of justice can be justly paid only by the invader.
The essence of government is control, or the attempt to control.
We are here, on earth. Not one of us has any right to the earth.
The exercise of authority over the same area by two States is a contradiction.
But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder.
Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied legitimately to any defensive act.
Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth.
But which is the State's essential function, aggression or defence, few seem to know or care.
The population of the world is gradually dividing into two classes, Anarchists and criminals.