The community banded together to protect themselves from criminals, which is how a community should work. In a statist society, the government comes in with a monopoly of force, and anyone who doesn’t submit to government demands is severely punished.
A Living Example of Political Anarchy – No State, No Police, No Gangs, No Crime – Karma Yoga Daily
“In Mexico, organised crime reaches everywhere, even into the smallest village – except for one small town in the state of Michoacan. Led by local women, the people of Cheran rose up to defend their forest from armed loggers – and kicked out police and politicians at the same time.
The women met in secret to make their plans. They were sickened by the killings and kidnaps that had become routine and angered by the masked men who roamed their town demanding extortion payments from small businesses. And for more than three years they had watched, indignant, as truck after truck trundled past their homes piled high with freshly cut logs” [Source]
In other words, the community banded together to protect themselves from criminals, which is how a community should work…
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