Robert Nozick's 1974's Anarchy, State and Utopia deserves a re-read right now. As the long-suppressed cracks begin to open in the WEIRD (Western, Educated, Industrialised, Rich and Developed) world, we are forced to face the scaling problems of party-politics democracy; and to begin to seriously consider the alternatives on offer. Common logic (of the upper … Continue reading Anarchy, State and Utopia
Big governments are bad – it’s just good maths
The UK has taken a lot of ridicule for Brexit. Sure, Brexit is still going to cause a lot of trouble, and a lot of expense to a lot of people. However, although I am not sure Brexit is a good idea now (the damage has already been done), the truth of the matter is, … Continue reading Big governments are bad – it’s just good maths
What sort of government do you want?
What government would you pick?
Is this really the best we can do?
Do you ever look at our world leaders and think, "Is this really the best we can do? Are they really the very best examples of humanity we could find out of all seven billion of us on planet Earth?" We should be ashamed of ourselves, humans.