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Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the contributor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.

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  1. Avatar homais says:

    I remember China Mieville wrote an essay about the last time someone tried this: http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/3328/floating_utopias/

    This looks like a different project in its particulars – a conscious attempt not to fall into the same traps – but the ideology isn’t so different, and Mieville’s a fascinating read nonetheless.Report

  2. Avatar James says:

    I blame Johnny Depp.Report

  3. “A seastead without laws would be like Burning Man without art” :).

    The point of seasteading is not to get away from laws or government, but to have the power to create and experiment with our own systems on a small scale.Report