In this inaugural, experimental podcast episode, seasteading lead ambassador Katie Chowne speaks with former ambassador coordinator Charlie Deist from aboard a small sailboat in the Berkeley Marina on election day 2018. Katie didn’t vote yesterday (she can’t – she’s Canadian), and while Charlie did, he feels deeply conflicted about his choice to spend 15 minutes […]
I [wrote some thoughts on why a committed minority is better than convincing the majority over at Distributed Republic](http://www.distributedrepublic.net/archives/2009/02/25/the-way-win-not-play).
Today, America goes to the polls. Whoever wins, we will not be ruled by a tyrannical despot. Whoever wins, we will not die by the millions of starvation. Whoever wins, there will not be widespread violence, or a civil war. Democracy is a huge advance over previous systems – it is very good at minimizing bloodshed.
From The Onion comes a Report: 60 Million People You’d Never Talk To Voting For Other Guy:
BOSTON—According to an eye-opening report released Tuesday, 60 million people whom you would never talk to, would never be in a position to talk to, and wouldn’t even be able to talk to if you tried will be voting for the other candidate in this year’s presidential election, and there is nothing you can do about it.