Thought for the Day: the exception paradox and conflict resolution

A very handy piece of wisdom I have gone by for years is “the exception paradox”, which states:

” … if for every rule there is at least one exception, then the exception to this one being that it has no exception … “

Like many other such gems, it can be applied in many ways, and I’m going to share with you in this article one of the ways I use it. Continue reading “Thought for the Day: the exception paradox and conflict resolution”

Warfare and Peace Keeping

I figured that a good extension of the previous articles (dealing with force, violence and a meat eating diet), would be to extend these ideas into an explanation of how Open Empire would deal with such things as warfare and peace-keeping … especially since such things are large scale issues that are not typically dealt with by other proposals of distributed economics and politics. Continue reading “Warfare and Peace Keeping”