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The premise is inaccurate because a not believing the government should be the lifeguard is quite different than not believing their should be a lifeguard at all - it is a common misconception. A socialist lifeguard on the other hand would make sure all swimmers are as good(or bad) as the worst swimmer - leading to your picture.
http://libertarianlifeguardssafetyvolunteers.wordpress.com vs http://lewrockwell.com/black-s/black-s117.html
Already blogged that -http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2012/02/nobody-saves-man-drowning-in-shallow.html