The Seasteading Institute Promotes Autonomous Ocean Communities

By: Meghan Young - Published: Jun 11, 2013 • References: & theverge
Seasteading Institute is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco that would change the way people view governments and metropolises for years to come. The Seasteading Institute supports the idea of floating city-states that are each governed in different ways. People would be able to traverse freely between the different city-states before settling on one to pass the remainder of their time on earth.

A unique concept, to say the least, the Seasteading Institute appears like something out of a futuristic film. N+1 Magazine reports, "It combines its political ambitions with appeals to back-to-the-land survivalism, off-the-grid drug use, and a vague nostalgia for water parks." As its mission statement reads, "Establish permanent, autonomous ocean communities to enable experimentation and innovation with diverse social, political, and legal systems." Stats for Independent Floating City-States Trending: Older & Buzzing
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