Join us for a few autumn evenings as we discuss The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates by Peter T. Leeson. “The Invisible Hook, is a rollicking good… Read More »Fall Book Club on The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates
I recently read The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates by Dr Peter Leeson, about the economics and self-governance of pirates. It’s a fascinating book, and relevant to seasteading,… Read More »Interview with Peter Leeson, author of The Invisible Hook and Anarchy Unbound
Permit me a little whining: why does everyone ask the same questions, and act as if they’re the first to ever think of such objections? Here’s a few examples…
Question: Seasteading—the idea of living on floating platforms and ships in the ocean—is a novel approach to starting new governments, or just to life in general. But won’t you be raped and killed by pirates?
Answer: I’m glad you asked.