|The Emperor has no clothes!|
For the more power mystically ascribed to government the more vulnerable the citizenry to abuse and perennial looting.
What can one do to combat this decomposition?
Individually you should do everything in your power to deflate the mistaken belief the state in its bloated corrupt form is necessary and legitimate. For without the tacit support of the state’s legitimacy, it could not engage in such wanton indecency.