Re: FoRKation Island, or, Prefucktual Agreements: Good Idea, Bad Idea?

From: Karl Anderson (
Date: Thu Mar 22 2001 - 16:03:35 PST

Jeff Bone <> writes:

> Really, the alternative subject above has nothing to do with this
> message... just a random question. Really, there's not much content
> to this message at all, it's just a delivery vehicle for an
> interesting quote.
> "The sea-rovers and corsairs of the 18th century created an
> "information network" that spanned
> the globe: primitive and devoted primarily to grim business, the
> net nevertheless functioned
> admirably. Scattered throughout the net were islands, remote
> hideouts where ships could be
> watered and provisioned, booty traded for luxuries and
> necessities. Some of these islands
> supported "intentional communities," whole mini-societies living
> consciously outside the law
> and determined to keep it up, even if only for a short but merry
> life."
> -- Hakim Bey, from T.A.Z.

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Karl Anderson 

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