I will state axiomatically that the revealed preference of homo sapiens is exploitative economic relations with other humans, the most stable form of which is the cartel, which are maintained by an asymmetric flow of information. The revealed preference is seen in the neurological changes which accompany dopamine saturation (The Molecule of More), e.g. people who perceive they are in a position of power begin to champion the necessity of opinion censorship, despite that they previously protested opinion censorship when they perceived they were in the submissive position. The rest is speculative, inferred from the work of Diego Gambetta’s book “Codes of the Underworld”. I say “economic relations” instead of slavery because slavery implies the master has at least some responsibility to guide and maintain their slaves, which are forms of capital costs. A “company store” type of model has all the benefits of slavery while demanding the slaves also organize an economic system that will keep them alive and working. Comfort is therefore assumed to be a more reliable predictor of behavior in k-selected (stable, predictable, harsh) societies than expression of social dominance (will-to-power), except at the very top where the latter is subject to unmediated selection pressure.
Cartel stability is mediated by mafia government:
The form of cartel agreementsDiego Gambetta and Peter Reuter
The central problem for cartels is to design agreements which can be maintained over time. Three aspects of agreements, which are relevant to human cooperation generally, are also relevant for establishing cartels: the rules to be followed by members, the means of detecting rule violators, and the sanctions to be imposed against violators. Weakness in any of the three is likely to lead to defections and breakdown of the cartel (Stigler, 1964)
Conspiracy among the many: The mafia in legitimate industries
Cartels, though more distributed than proper monopolies, still stagnate over time via the Iron Law of Bureaucracy. To lengthen their lifespans, they must be protected from economic disruption by upstarts with better technology or responsiveness to market conditions. This is where serialization becomes necessary.
What is Serialization?
-Serialization means that information must be processed sequentially as opposed to in parallel.
-Highly serialized channels of information command high rents, like Real Estate.
-But they also bottleneck the process.
(^I can’t source this yet because it’s unpublished.)
- Examples of serialization of information are anytime someone demands that “all X must go through Y”:
- Patent office
- Startup process
- University system
- Media censors (Net neutrality = “not all information must go through channels favored by ISPs”)
- Payment processors
- New hires (must go through HR)
- Firing (must go through HR)
- Big 5 publishing houses
- “All video games must be greenlit by AAA game studios.”
- “All online sellers must go through Amazon.”
- “All political opinion must be expressed within the Republican-Democratic uniparty voting system.”
Every monopoly that was ever disrupted or ripe for it requires the suppression of alternative information streams. The most interesting forms of information to humans are violence (ref. Propertarianism), price signals, social signalling (ref. biological signalling theory), and those which provide hope of increased future adaptivity (we can group these under “honesty” signals–these are the driving force of the red pill as consumer item).
The incentive for serialization can be explained by Lanchester’s Laws. Watch the following video from the timestamp to the 3:23 mark:
This is Lanchester’s “linear” law.
Serialization = the linear law. Lanchester’s linear law favors the powerful few (modeled here as “good weapons”) at the expense of the weak many. The 300 at the Hot Gates are a good example of serialization.
But there are two laws: the linear law and the square law. Lanchester’s square law favors the less powerful many:
With firearms engaging each other directly with aimed shooting from a distance, they can attack multiple targets and can receive fire from multiple directions. The rate of attrition now depends only on the number of weapons shooting. Lanchester determined that the power of such a force is proportional not to the number of units it has, but to the square of the number of units. This is known as Lanchester’s square law.
The battle of 4chan vs. Shia Labeouf was a good demonstration of the square law (parallelization). Though Shia Labeouf had information superiority in the situation, the internet enabled a very large number of people to collaborate and overcome it despite their extreme information inferiority on the individual level.
Some inventions, such as the longbow, the rifle, the internet, and unregulated social media, enable the different forms of information (violence, price, social signals, honesty/adaptivity) to be applied more according to the square law. Others, such as heavy plate armor, copy protection, and surveillance technology, enable social competitors to practice a strategy of serialization and monopolization: “All who want X must go through me/us.” The teleology of which is to reduce everyone else’s signalling ability to zero (i.e. their ability to engage with society), then allow them to die, blame them for it, and spit on their graves. The most telling sign that this process is out of control is when the higher-ups take away a tool that works and replace it with a process that doesn’t work and a call-in troubleshooting line that can’t fix anything, except for those who have enough influence within the bureaucracy to escalate the problem to said higher-ups, i.e. a different form of approval. This is often referred to in biblical language as “making bricks without straw”.
Based on this list, guess when the Nuclear Regulatory Commission was started: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_nuclear_reactors#United_States. Nuclear reactors take about 10 years to build. Not a single American reactor designed after the 1970s has been completed and entered commercial operation. The answer, of course, is the NRC was created in 1974. “All new reactors must be approved by the NRC.” In 1969 Thorium molten salt technology was the future. The truth is the NRC was created to stamp “No” on viable blueprints. I don’t even know anything about nuclear reactors, but I can read a table. You would never guess my theory about who didn’t want the US to have an alternative, clean, sustainable energy source.
All nuclear technology must be approved by the Anglo-Zionist axis of approval because such serialized channels of information are enforced with massive preemptive escalations of violence. Technology that works is allowed to exist, provided no one knows about it outside the deep underground military bases (DUMBs). Market competition threatens the mafia value proposition. Personally, I blame groups with pathologically high average extraversion, i.e. Americans, and immigrants generally (both groups are characterized by high extraversion). Extraverts like everybody to be at the same party with the same apps on their phones (monoculture), because it increases the Metcalf value of their network through quantity (at the expense of individual quality).