“In fact, the aggression argument is actually more applicable to governments than anarchies. An anarchy would be characterized by multiple centers of power. But the State, with its monopoly on the use of force, is characterized by a single power center. Since it would be much easier to take over a single center of power than multiple centers, the fear that a tyrant might take over is actually a compelling argument against government and for anarchism.”
– David Osterfeld. Anarchism and the Public Goods Issue: Law, Courts, and the Police (Journal of Libertarian Studies, Vol. 9, no. 1)
That is, not to promote anarchy, of course, but to highlight the relative dangers of an oppressive government in the absence of free speech or the right to arm and defend one’s self.