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Podcast: Is Seasteading “Beyond Democracy”? Ask Frank Karsten, author

John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin all had very bad things to say about democracy. Winston Churchill said that “democracy is the worst form of government, except all those other forms that have been tried.” Is there anything better to  Continue Reading »

Agriculture Businessman Wants Aquaculture Revolution

Aquaculture is the future of food, and agriculture can make it happen.The Seasteading Institute has long maintained that the scientists researching the sustainability and profitably of seaweed need to work with an agriculture businessman connected to the commercial resources than  Continue Reading »

Geopolymer Concrete: The Stuff Seasteads Will Be Made of?

The day before I was going to speak at Libertopia, an engineer and writer named Michael Eliot came over and plunked a cube on the table in front of me. “Geopolymer concrete. It should last hundreds or thousands of years  Continue Reading »

Tom Woods interviews Joe Quirk: “This is one of my favorite conversations I’ve had.”

“This is one of my favorite conversations I’ve had, and this is episode number 363,” said Tom Woods at the end of his 20-minute conversation with me. “I personally think this has been a fantastic episode. I can’t say enough  Continue Reading »

A Constitution for a Seastead?

Do you theorize about the laws that will govern seasteads? We invite you to share your insights on our forum. Several legal scholars have designed what they consider to be the best possible legal system and solicited The Seasteading Institute  Continue Reading »