Economics, automation – present and future options

Q:  Disclaimer: I’m a socioeconomics whore. I might argue for ancap today, ancom tomorrow, minarchism next week, etc. I don’t care. I am not far from thinking that humans in large numbers are ungovernable ethically and that people who don’t like the system should just do a risk-benefit analysis and discreetly break the laws they … More Economics, automation – present and future options

Strategy of actions when you see alien von Neuman Probes in your skys.

source Premise: As of 2018 does humanity have any claim to the Sol system (other than Earth)? If another species started mining and disassembling parts of the solar system today without contacting us –  1) What would your personal response be?  2) Do you think the newcomers are in the wrong? *taking notes for my … More Strategy of actions when you see alien von Neuman Probes in your skys.

Life importance. Probabilities and rights.

source Premise: On the idea that’s it’s “imperialistic” to want to colonize space: When the aborigines did a prehistoric megaproject consisting in crossing a sea to colonize the asteroid called Australia, sixty thousand years ago, were they being imperialists? By that logic it was even worse than colonizing a lifeless planet or asteroid, because Australia … More Life importance. Probabilities and rights.