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Do We Need a State Before asking the question of whether or not a state is needed it important that the ideas of a state are outlined so that clearer notions of what is being discussed can be achieved A state in todays world consists of an area of land to which people and all things on this land are enclosed by borders Everyone inside these borders must adhere to a common set of rules and regulations with which to base their lives upon Some states have more rules andor harsher rules than others but the general ideology behind the state is that there is some sort of third party coercion over the people We need a state in order to keep us in a general sense of order away from the social chaos which might occur without one A state however large or small strict or loose must be in place to provide us with direction minimal services and protection from others By looking at both economic and moralsocial arguments put forth by some by of the great Political Philosophers of all time it is clear that many of them believe that at least some form of state is needed Not including anarchists even the most staunch reformers of their own time those who wanted no state at all agree that a state of some sort is necessary Philosophers such as Adam Smith and Robert Nozick both agree that a State is necessary By examining the Economic ideas of Adam Smith and why he believed a state is necessary and the moralsocial ideas of Robert Nozick it is clear that some form of state is crucial to society These two philosophers give a strong range of thought as they are from time periods of 150 years difference These two philosophers although different in many of their specific ideas methods and areas of interest agree on one common theme - the State is Necessary
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