As humanity decentralizes, our moral norms will change, too
SEPTEMBER 03, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
If politics is on the verge of becoming obsolete, humanity may soon adopt a new set of moral and cultural norms.
Our current social operating system might soon be obsolete
SEPTEMBER 02, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
If complexity theory is right, humanity might be on the cusp of a massive shift--one that doesn't include politics as we know it.
JULY 01, 2014 by THE FREEMAN
When America's entrepreneurs flee, they shouldn't be demonized or hunted down. They're preserving the capital needed to keep making the world a better place.
JUNE 02, 2014 by THE FREEMAN
The surveillance State is far more powerful than its creators could have dreamed. More and more individuals are out-innovating it. But will they reach critical mass?
APRIL 01, 2014 by THE FREEMAN
Around the world, people are struggling to throw off authoritarianism, with deeply mixed results. From Egypt to Venezuela, determined people build networks to overthrow their regimes, but as yet we have not learned to live without Leviathan.
DECEMBER 06, 2013 by THE FREEMAN
While a number of thinkers and economists have been lamenting The Great Stagnation, a quiet revolution is developing. And much of it is happening "down there"--in areas invisible to the naked eye.
DECEMBER 02, 2013 by THE FREEMAN
Obamacare hasn't gotten off to a good start. At least it's not the only story in reforming American healthcare.
NOVEMBER 01, 2013 by MAX BORDERS
Working for liberty sometimes means inspiring, pushing, and encouraging others to think about the world in new ways. It means catalyzing the process of innovation by channeling your enthusiasm and recombining ideas you know in your gut to be right.
Work is the engine of the economy and the path to fulfillment
OCTOBER 01, 2013 by THE FREEMAN
Work isn't always pleasant, but it's the true engine of the economy, and it's gotten less dangerous and back-breaking even as it's become better paid. Free from the interference of the sanctimonious political types, it can be a path to fulfillment, whether on the job site or during increasing off hours, when we can, yes, work on what we truly love.
SEPTEMBER 03, 2013 by THE FREEMAN
The same system that saddled us with Leviathan is unlikely to liberate us from it any time soon. We have to come up with workarounds on our own. Hacking Leviathan--that is, coming up with clever, peaceful, voluntary ways around the State's roadblocks--constricts the State's predations in actual fact while the Beltway types bloviate and cut back-room deals.