Re: Anarcho-Capitalism > Agoric Democracy

Geoff Dale (
Tue, 14 Apr 1998 17:34:48 -0700

At 04:43 PM 4/14/98 +0000, you wrote:
>> Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 12:55:08 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Joe Jenkins <>
>> Subject: Anarcho-Capitalism > Agoric Democracy
>> To:
>> Reply-to:
>> What is the flaw in changing the name Anarco-Capitalism to Agoric
>> Democracy?
>The fact that it is neither agoric nor democratic?
>(On second thought, I'm not sure what "agoric" means. But when each
>person makes his own decision for himself and it applies to nobody
>else, that's hardly "democracy".)

Agoric is greek for market. As in agoraphobia, which translates to fear of
the market place (but is actually used as fear of wide open spaces).

See for a precise definition.

I think what Joe's getting at, is that the MONEY votes. That's where the
democracy comes in.

- Geoff Dale