Author Topic: Ancapistan, take 6  (Read 159 times)

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Re: Ancapistan, take 6
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2018, 08:53:43 am »
I am actually rooting for one of these to finally get past the technical issues so I can enjoy watching it fail due to its flawed philosophical issues.

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Re: Ancapistan, take 6
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2018, 11:23:30 am »
If your floating island isn't powered by blockchain, GTFO statist.

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Re: Ancapistan, take 6
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2018, 07:04:31 pm »
I am actually rooting for one of these to finally get past the technical issues so I can enjoy watching it fail due to its flawed philosophical issues.

It'll be fascinating to watch. What kind of particular hell will it turn into? In how long?

And naturally, like any experiment you need to repeat for reliable results. And change factors.





Why aren't we encouraging every idiot to make this "work"? Kind of win-win all round. They get some kind of randian shitshow and we get the entertainment of the future.

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Re: Ancapistan, take 6
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 01:38:15 pm »
Isn't there a plotline in The Filth about this?

Oh yeah, terrorists kidnap the president of floating libertarian paradise, give him lots of LSD, breast implants, and brainwash him into doing a "happy birthday mister president" dance on TV


the way 2018 is going, that will seem tame compared to reality

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Re: Ancapistan, take 6
« Reply #5 on: Today at 08:58:48 pm »
Isn't there a plotline in The Filth about this?

Oh yeah, terrorists kidnap the president of floating libertarian paradise, give him lots of LSD, breast implants, and brainwash him into doing a "happy birthday mister president" dance on TV


the way 2018 is going, that will seem tame compared to reality


IIRC, it was the president of the United States, kidnapped by a terrorist on the ship, which is descending into chaos due to inherent flaws in the social design.

Also read Rapture by John Shirley, which is the backstory to the game Bioshock.  Glorious example of unintended consequences.  Nobody can leave the city, and when the construction is done, Ryan's plan for the construction workers is "Innovation".

Needless to say, it doesn't work and everyone dies.