Theory of the origin of the state:
Power and ambition is not evenly distributed throughout society, and powerful and ambitious people tend to gravitate towards eachother. Left to their own devices, they will naturally organize in ways that benefit themselves and solidify their power. They form companies, alliances, and states, and there's little ability to stop them.
It's mutually beneficial for powerful people in a geographic location to "be on the same side" - i.e. it is better to direct the