The Killer App Of Decentralized Law

by | Jul 15, 2017

Anarchy, decentralized law, call it what you will.  The key benefit of anarchy, from both the left and right wing perspectives, is that the cost of enforcement is integrated into the form of the law.

If a certain punishment is too expensive to enforce, then the market will favor another mode of enforcement.  The political effect of this is that by and large any legal order that emerges must conform to the consent of the people to whom it applies.  This favors social harmony and economic optimization over the long run.

About Zack Sorenson

Zachary Sorenson was a captain in the United States Air Force before quitting because of a principled opposition to war. He received a MBA from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan as class valedictorian. He also has a BA in Economics and a BS in Computer Science.

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