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Utopian Science

I. Pre-emptive plagiarism is the worst. I was all set to write about how I thought the problems I brought up in The Control Group Is Out Of Control could be addressed. Then Josh Haas wrote A Modest Proposal To … Continue reading

Index: Posts on Raikoth

The following are my posts on this blog about my constructed society of Raikoth: 1. Laws, Language, Society 2. Corruption, Priesthood 3. Cities, Land 4. Symbolic Beads 5. Economics, Relationships 6. History, Religion 7. Science Related: Five Thousand Years In … Continue reading

Raikoth: History, Religion

Index: Posts on Raikoth Imagine the following world. It’s Imperial Rome. Nero has just gotten pissed at Seneca, but instead of killing him, he orders him into exile. The other Stoics are getting kind of wary at this whole “insane … Continue reading

Raikoth: Economics, Relationships

Someone in one of the comments asked whether I am actually pushing Raikoth as a perfect society, and the answer is sorta. My con-culturing philosophy is trying to optimize for goodness while erring on the side of weirdness. This stands … Continue reading

Raikoth: Symbolic Beads

In the comments to yesterday’s conworlding post, Nate asked: I would expect that wealthier people would buy larger yurts to show off their wealth, and then those would get gradually less movable until they’re basically living in houses. Since this … Continue reading

Raikoth: Cities, Land

(continuing to talk about my conculture) Like all interesting people, Raikolin live in yurts. The logistics are not too complicated. Land is sold or rented in the form of “campsites”, with spaces for yurts and hookups for plumbing and electricity. … Continue reading

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Raikoth: Corruption, Priesthood

Some of the comments to my last post required essay-length responses, plus I will keep talking about my conworld until somebody shuts me up. This one is in response to Nemryn on corruption. Third Eyes are little lifelogging cameras provided … Continue reading

Raikoth: Laws, Language, and Society

I don’t believe society is perfect the way it is, I’m just a small-c conservative who’s cautious of changing things. We’ve never tried a complex globalized urban Information Age society with communist/libertarian/reactionary policies, and if you accidentally bring down civilization … Continue reading