Locke’s Natural State, Redefined & Proved


John Locke’s brilliant tool for finding the right was to turn away from the political wranglings of his day and go back to human origins; to understand man in his original state and to specify what was right for him then, before he was overrun with unnatural edicts, impositions and fears. In this issue we define that natural state and set up an experiment to prove it.



The center of this issue is a restatement of John Locke’s core ideas, slightly updated for our time. For anyone intrigued by a freedom philosophy this is essential reading. And at the end of the issue we make our first mention of Bitcoin… back in 2012.