The Universal Lens: Basic Logic of Any Self Organizing System 

(of which so far constitutes only life, but this logic applies to any and all future robot overlords[1]). All systems tend towards the inevitability of entropy. A drop of ink placed in a glass of water quickly and with statistical necessity will become a glass of tinted water. A rock placed in the water would… Continue reading The Universal Lens: Basic Logic of Any Self Organizing System 

Wise King Midas:80% of Macroeconomics in One Story

King Midas is the man who can turn anything he touches into gold. He has been used several times to illustrate a few basic principles about money(with the extra assumption being that during his time, gold=money. For this story, we can additionally ignore international trade just to make life easier). First, he was introduced to… Continue reading Wise King Midas:80% of Macroeconomics in One Story

The Tale of Rather Foolish King Midas

King Midas is the King from Greek mythology who had the gift to turn anything he touched into gold. In the story of slightly wiser King Midas he gains the ability to control which things turn into gold and which things do not. This was used to illustrate that real goods, not money (in this… Continue reading The Tale of Rather Foolish King Midas

The Last Wilderness III: Planet Graggazzit and its “People”

Planet Graggazzit, as previously stated, is a terrarium world, its native intelligent race, the Glorbs not well suited for the types of control the Malflorians implement on their development worlds (pet worlds). As one side is bathed in constant light of its star and the other constant darkness, it is a planet much less averaged… Continue reading The Last Wilderness III: Planet Graggazzit and its “People”