Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
Civilization was built by taxes. Cool. Learn something new every day here on the OM.
You think it wasn't? Really?
Sumerian tablet which records payment of the tax called "burden," circa 2500 B.C.
Would you also like examples of Persian, Greek, Chinese, Roman, Babylonian, etc etc etc taxes? How do you think civilizations are built, by a bunch of libertarians chipping in?