Anarchist Opposition Of Nozick's Minimal State

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Anarchist opposition of Nozick’s minimal state is founded on the argument that the minimal state is too big. There are also those who contend that the minimal state is too small and cannot facilitate the distribution of resources. Therefore, such a state cannot address the differences among citizens. This argument follows that because there is an imbalance in the distribution of resources, those who do not have the resources have some limits to living good lives. However, Nozick argues that this kind of distributive justice is not fair. This is because resources are initially acquired or produced by individuals and are not distributed. The distribution by the state would amount to redistribution which would violate the rights of the owners
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