The sea, not space is the next frontier, it’s quite a bit closer and economical to send settlers there. 2/3rds of the earth surface is actually unclaimed by nation-states and while there are challenges for making it work, likely internet access with being expensive and slow, it not speculative high concept engineering to live there. To my knowledge, there are two ongoing attempts and I have complaints about both, and would quickly like to suggest a 3rd.
The feature of polycentric law, I would define as: “having multiple legal authorities active in the same geographical area”. This naturally is in light conflict with the definition of nation-states used in ancap: “A monopoly on violent legal authority over a geographical area”. Not mutually exclusive, but I would suggest the more total the state the less polycentric it is. Polycentric law is everywhere, in every functional system I’m aware of, the most glaring example of which is in America corporations shop for a tax rate between the states, but with little restrictions on this getting in the way of their economic activity.
When this started, there was a video of a man being killed by police officers that generally speaking everyone agreed was murder. Today, that fact is disputed, there was a 17 year old who was either kkk member or an americain hero depending on who you ask. You went staight past, vague but consentous to improve the problem of police violence, to two competing thoeries of expanding police power. The first is clear, trump is running on law and order.
The world is still shit. The naive look at history and think it is over, the holocaust can’t happen again, democracy is peak humanity, slavery ended and enjoying djanjo unchained and or the white giult football movie makes you a good person, good enough that you can go harass poeple on twitter in fact. The naive may be slightly stiring in thier sleep this year, but make no mistake, the majority will never wake, and the majority of those who wake will be groggy.