• Peter Houlihan replied to the topic Hello from Ireland in the forum Introductions 4 months ago

    Ah, I see what you mean. Yeah, I think open frameworks are better than megastructures. I figure that anyone actually passionate enough to leave the land is probably going to have lots of ideas about how their life should work/look which won’t necessarily match mine.

  • Peter Houlihan replied to the topic Hello from Ireland in the forum Introductions 4 months ago

    That’s more or less what I had in mind actually. Is that kind of a concept not considered “seasteading”? Ideally I’d like to see something which allows people to move around a bit and add to/reduce their habitation as they need to rather than be stuck in the same place with an appartment. It’d be nice if the “seastead” was more of a service…[Read more]

  • Peter Houlihan replied to the topic Hello from Ireland in the forum Introductions 4 months ago

    @Kat: I could probably build a boat if that’s what you mean. The trick is to design something a thousand people could live on then convince a thousand people to try it. I wouldn’t particularly fancy being a nation of one in the middle of the ocean. I’d agree about the looking for millions of dollars of investment thing… if someone has a million…[Read more]

  • Peter Houlihan replied to the topic Hello from Ireland in the forum Introductions 4 months ago

    Hi Kat. Good advice, but everything has to start somewhere. I can’t reasonably expect to build what I want to build on my own, so I think it makes sense to do some outreach with fancy pictures and see who’s interest gets caught. I’m honestly a bit sceptical of some of the grander visions that get floated here (I’ve been lurking a while), I suspect…[Read more]

  • Just wanted to say Hi,

    I’ve been interested in seasteading since I first came across the concept back around the turn of the millennium. I started reading about people like Richie Sowa actually building their own land and future and thought it was tremendously exciting. I’ve come up with all kinds of ideas over the years, but I’ve shot them all…[Read more]

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