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Crusoe gets excellent advice from Friday :)

Crusoe is getting excellent advice from Friday, I plan on integrating it all, thank you. "Friday 4 hours ago User Info 1000 Castaways, Chapter 5: The Real World, System Two This is all very good. I can’t really find anything in these last four chapters worth quibbling with. I did spot one typo here: eveident … Continue reading Crusoe gets excellent advice from Friday 🙂

1000 Castaways, Chapter 5: The Real World, System Two

(←Chapter 4    Additional Material→) System Two The other main reason our real-world economies do not function as well as the Island is that we simply do not understand System Two, which organizes public projects and creates the vertical component of modern currency systems. The reasons for this stem from the long, complex process by … Continue reading 1000 Castaways, Chapter 5: The Real World, System Two

1000 Castaways, Chapter 4: The Real World, System One

(←Chapter 3       Chapter 5→) Chapter 4 The Real World, System One We have seen how our Island of 1000 Castaways developed an economy that, within the potential of their technology and resources, maximizes their wellbeing. Our real-world economies are not organized so efficiently, and create countries where wellbeing is, given some set […]

1000 Castaways, Chapter 3: Balancing the Two Systems

(←Chapter 2    Chapter 4→) Balancing The Two Systems IN THE INTRODUCTION WE discussed how, in order to maximize their material wellbeing, a small group of people would want both to organize their private activities and their group activities efficiently. This is relatively easy with ten people but becomes exponentially harder as a group scales up … Continue reading 1000 Castaways, Chapter 3: Balancing the Two Systems

1000 Castaways, Chapter 2: System Two

(←Chapter 1       Chapter 3→) Chapter 2 System Two SO FAR WE HAVE SEEN how a system can emerge naturally that functions to help individuals better coordinate the use of real resources and thus increase the private production of society overall (Chapter 1). This increases the production of real goods and services for everyone. … Continue reading 1000 Castaways, Chapter 2: System Two

1000 Castaways, Chapter 1: System One

(←Introduction       Chapter 2→) Chapter 1 System One A  FLEET OF A THOUSAND COLONISTS are blown off course for weeks by a series of violent cyclones, eventually crashing onto the reefs of a large uncharted island. All of their ships and provisions are lost to sea. They wash ashore, all surviving the stormy … Continue reading 1000 Castaways, Chapter 1: System One

1000 Castaways: Introduction

(Waterstones, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Dymocks; available for order through any bookstore and as epub or Kindle/Nook, Apple etc.) From ancient times there emerged two systems for coordinating the optimal use of real resources in an economy One coordinates the private use of factors of production Another coordinates group decisions to carry out group projects … Continue reading 1000 Castaways: Introduction

1000 CASTAWAYS: Fundamentals of Economics

UPDATE: It's Done! Live on Amazon here - 1000 CASTAWAYS: FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMICS is now available- Hardcover, Paperback, & Kindle at Amazon.com Hardcover, Paperback, & NOOK at Barnes & Noble   Angus and Robertson (Australia), Fishpond (New Zealand shipping),  Waterstones (UK), !NDIGO (Canada),  India Print Edition & Amazon India, South Africa Print Edition Ebook (Epub … Continue reading 1000 CASTAWAYS: Fundamentals of Economics