[ExI] General comment about all this quasi-libertarianism discussion

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 14:46:36 UTC 2011

On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 9:10 AM, Richard Loosemore <rpwl at lightlink.com> wrote:
> Ben Zaiboc wrote:
>> Richard Loosemore <rpwl at lightlink.com> suggested:
> And having said all of that, we do have something like the required
> simulations already:  game theory.  Libertarianism is something close to an
> "all defection, all the time" strategy ;-), and I believe those don't do
> very well....

Assuming you are speaking of the Prisoner's Dilemma, that would be
closer to the Anarchist strategy. Or perhaps the role of the
government in communism or socialism. I believe libertarianism is more
akin to the tit for tat strategy. According to Dawkins, this is one of
the most successful strategies.


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