Cofounded FoxyCart. Hive Witness. eosDAC launcher. FIO Managing Director. EOS Foundation. Voluntaryist. I want to help create a world we all want to live in. Please vote for @lukestokes.mhth
Caguas, Puerto Rico
June 25, 2016
Government good? Compared to what?
What if every time someone mentions government being good in some way we respond with, “Compared to what?” The bar is pretty low considering the starting point is elaborate ceremonies to write down decrees
Untold Stories with Charlie Shrem: On the Meaning of Life and Social Consensus
I had the pleasure of joining Charlie Shrem on his podcast this past weekend where we talked about all kinds of things ranging from my work with my passion for DACs and DAOs, my experience with Steemit
Watching Fight Club Again With New Eyes
The first time I saw Fight Club, I really didn’t like it. I didn’t like the violence. I didn’t like the cult nature of mayhem causing humans-as-drones pissing and jizzing into peoples’ meals and then suing
How Are You Measuring Success Today?
What if we measure today's success or progress by how much we evolve our consciousness? Thomas Campbell describes that process as removing entropy to increase our capacity for love. What if that is the
The Sustainable Path of Service
The best path forward in this life, as far as I can tell, is to live a life of service to others while following along the path set before you, accomplishing useful things along the way. Many, I think,
Love Is the Answer
It is often said that all humans just want to be loved. We can talk about love as a series of chemical interactions in our body but that’s just an interface for something deeper. We seek the source, a
How Do We Decide Who Represents Bitcoin to Governments?
I arrived home from El Salvador just after 5am today (didn't sleep much on the plane, but caught a nap a bit ago) to see this very odd story developing on Twitter regarding two different front page stories
It’s easy to blame politicians. Leaders and those in authority (whether positional or earned) create change in the world along with all the unintended consequences that come with it. Or worse, they prevent
What Will My Ego Need Today?
At the end of today, what will my ego feel comfortable with? How much will I have to “do” in order for it to justify itself and the identity it so carefully constructs and maintains? How do my commitments
"What do you want?"
"What do you want?" If you truly understand the power and depth of that question, it can almost be overwhelming. I get why some prefer sitting in a cave and meditating on the universe within