Category Archives: agriculture

Interest-free finance

Borrowing and lending money is the cornerstone of modern capitalist economy. And commercial loans virtually always involve interest. Therefore most people are unable to imagine a society without interest. However interest has several negative effects on society. Continue reading Interest-free finance

Dairy, Eggs and Space Settlers

Space colonization and livestock farming is a difficult combination, as livestock will require a significant amount of scarce food and space. Either of these will be limited in supply, in particular in the first space settlements. Hence (the first) space settlers will have to adopt a primarily vegan diet, as animal products will be quite expensive. Continue reading Dairy, Eggs and Space Settlers