Bob Murphy Show Ep 73 – Titus Gebel Discusses His Legal Proposals for Free Private Cities

Titus Gebel joined Robert Murphy on the 73rd episode of the Bob Murphy Show to talk about Free Private Cities. Bob discusses Titus’ proposal and how it differs from other types of abstract libertarian theorizing. You can listen to the discussion through the link below: https://www.bobmurphyshow.com/ep-73-titus-gebel-discusses-his-legal-proposals-for-free-private-cities/

A Framework for Spontaneous Order

The approach of Free Private Cities is to counter the hypercomplexity of the modern era by simple, robust frameworks and not by complex laws, which then again have unexpected side effects and offer various loopholes for abuse and exploitation. Only a simple regulatory framework that offers sufficient space for the emergence of spontaneous orders can…

A Revolution in Human Coexistence

Now imagine a system in which a private company as a “government service provider” offers you protection of life, liberty and property. This service includes internal and external security, a legal and regulatory framework and independent dispute resolution. You pay a contractually fixed fee for these services per year. The government service provider, as the…

Not an Utopia, a Business Idea

In a Free Private City, everyone is the Sovereign of Himself who, by voluntary agreement, has concluded a genuine contract with a more or less ordinary service provider, the Citizens’ Contract. Both parties have the same formal rights and are therefore legally on an equal footing. The relationship between authority and subject is replaced by…

A Life without Politics is possible

Free Private Cities are, apart from the relationship to the host state and to the outside world, non-political societies. Everyone knows his rights and obligations. It is known from the outset that it is not possible to impose one’s own values upon others. The legitimacy of this system is beyond question. After all, each individual…

The Democratic Cycle

Why are democracies repeatedly getting into trouble after a certain time? That was already the case with the ancient Greeks. In principle, this is due to the minimal principle: The conditioning of man according to the minimum principle, that is, the endeavour to obtain as much as possible for as little effort as possible, is…