Asgardia: What the founding of space nations means for us Earthlings Reply

By Aleksa Burmazovic

Asgardia is the world’s first society to be located entirely off-world: despite the impressive concept art that one encounters on the recently created (2016) startup society’s website, its properties in low-earth orbit currently consist of a single breadbox-sized satellite – ASGARDIA-1.

“Cloud storage” isn’t quite right – Asgardia’s data is in the stars.

This is by no means to detract from the success that is launching a civilian satellite, and successfully having it communicate as a data storage provider with the surface. Yes, Asgardian citizens can in fact upload their data to ASGARDIA-1. Currently present on the drive are Asgardia’s founding principles, constitution, anthem and similar basic information. Asgardian citizens have between 100 and 200 kilobytes of real estate on the low-orbit data center.

The plan is to have subsequent modules receive ASGARDIA-1 and dock with it, and expand the infrastructure of the spacebound startup society. Asgardia currently boasts just over 250,000 citizens, and more than 3 times that in followers on social media. There is certainly an interest in expanding humanity beyond the blue marble.

Currently, Asgardia has no permanent population in space, which is an element necessary for sovereignty, which they plan to claim. To learn more about this, we’ll have to turn to…

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The Life and Thought of Friedrich Nietzsche Reply

A good documentary on Nietzsche. The primary weakness that is demonstrated by most anarchists and leftists is their failure to confront Nietzsche’s critique of modern liberal-humanism generally and leftism specifically as forms of secularized theocratic neo-Abrahamism, which is why we find so much zeal among leftists for rooting out heretics and the morally impure while destroying relics of the “pagan” past.

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11 Best Skills to Learn for Homesteading, Survival, and Self-Sufficiency Reply

 

Best Skills Homesteading Survival

Do you know how to bake your own bread? Plant and grow a garden? Can your own food?

These are essential skills that our ancestors simply took for granted; you had to know how to do these things in order to survive daily life. Today, however, many of these skills might seem like a lost art from a bygone era. However, learning how to be more self-sufficient can save you a lot of money throughout the year.

Whether you want to live off the grid, start a homestead, or prepare for a long-term emergency, there are plenty of interesting and important skills that will help you be more independent. The New York Times reports that Google searches using terms like “prepper” and “survivalism” have reached all-time highs. And with global tensions as high as they are, it’s no wonder. People are increasingly feeling the need to be more prepared and in control.

Becoming more self-sufficient starts with knowledge. Let’s take a look at some of the essential life skills you need to learn.

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