Mental Lever Page Description Mental Levers are mini-articles. They answer key questions and present important libertarian and voluntaryist ideas in bite-size chunks that are easy to share. They are grouped in the following Collections: Zero Aggression Basics The Nature of Government Statism & Statist Myths Elements of a Voluntary Society Machinery of a Voluntaryist Society Edge Cases & Hypotheticals Voluntaryist Strategies & Tactics Our Lexicon The Complete Collection Are some people confused about what a government is?Institutions that violate the purpose of government are NOT governments. Not all institutions that call themselves government actually are... What is a legitimate government?Government cannot be organized crime. Two traits distinguish a legitimate government from a pretend “government”... What is The State?The State is the negation of government. The State is a monopoly that initiates force under the pretense of governing Can you be pro-government but anti-state?To be pro-government you MUST be anti-state. The State is actually the negation of government.