MYOB. F-IW

Just ran into And Then There Were None, an anarchist short story by Eric Frank Russell. Apparently this was published in 1951, in Astounding Science Fiction, which explains why its quite a bit better than most of the random fiction you find around the net.

An ambassador from old Earth lands on a colony planet, and attempts to get in touch with the local government...only to find out it doesn't exist. There is no centralized rule, and the economy consists solely of the exchanging and honoring of individual debt. Now, as an ancap, it's obvious to me that their system could benefit from the standardization and collateralization of debt (ie money). I mean, it gets a bit annoying to have to trade around through third parties to get the right kind of debt. But it's still a cute (if not particularly profound) picture of a consensual society.

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It's recently become one of

It's recently become one of my favorite touts for
reasons profound and unprofound.

1- It's very short, to the point and easy to read.
Considering today's reading level and attention
span it gets the point across, humorously.

2- It reminds me of one of the major reasons the
Brits probably left India.

3- Could we all do it to chase whatever remains
of government?

4- The sky's the limit in a consensual society, last
I heard.

5- I'm convinced this little book can do a whole lot
more than a truckload of von Mises', Rothbard's,
Friedman's and Hayek's books (fine as they are)
to wake up the walking dead.

So a question for you, if

So a question for you, if you are going out for the day among the gands, how much money would you print for yourself?