5 Months With and Without Private Property


Whenever possible, test. On Liberty Minecraft players are free to compete, innovate, trade. Players can set and pursue goals through hard work, and by trial and error. Players can also claim private property. Five months ago players gained quick access…

How Rule 3 Works:


This post is different and very dear to me. I have made an effort to be clear and concise, but some statements may present challenges. For this I apologize. I will continue to improve over time. Where you are interested to…

On Competitive Advantage – Part 3


Answer unanswered questions. Imagine two skilled Minecraft pro's. Let's call them Alice and Bob. Suppose that Alice and Bob each decide to build a monster trap. Each trap will provide loot for them to sell. Completing an efficient, low cost trap is a manageable…

How Liberty Minecraft Works:


Liberty Minecraft is a practice environment for people to learn Liberty by playing it. Reasoning from First Principles: Liberty Minecraft is developed from first principles. I use these specific principles to define goals, make decisions and self-govern. Morality: preferences are not objective.…

On Competitive Advantage – Part 2


There must be a difference. Imagine you and I freely decide to earn money by cutting trees. Suppose the wood will fetch roughly $5 per log. One may suggest that to get ahead I should reduce costs or increase efficiency, or both. As in Rock–paper–scissors we…

On Competitive Advantage – Part 1


Identify the opportunity. Imagine you and I freely decide to play Rock–paper–scissors for a dollar. We count: one, two, three! and both throw rock. Tie. We play a second round. This time paper is our choice; tied again... Imagine this carries on forever.…

A Tale of Two Portals


Whenever possible, test. On Liberty Minecraft players are free to compete, innovate, trade. Players can set and pursue goals through hard work, and by trial and error. Players can also claim private property. Starting today players can quickly access a…

Does private property matter?


In order for a problem to exist, there must be a difference between the current state and the goal state. On this basis, one can propose what I call a practical indifference test: if the difference between two states makes no practical…

The value of a shovel?


What is the value of a shovel? Endeavouring to answer this question, one might consider its durability and efficiency relative to competing options. Among other things, one might also consider for what task that shovel will be used. One might even consider the chance…

Sound Money


Sound money must be intrinsically valuable, durable, stable, scarce, divisible, fungible, portable, and more. The bar is set high, as it should be. In Liberty Minecraft players use diamonds as money. They can be obtained by mining ore, by searching chests in…