ais, I'm curious what experiments you want to try, and whether I can help
with refining the experiments.  (Just as long as I'm not the person who has
to wear the hazard suit and go into the test chamber.)


On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 11:40 PM, ais523 <>

> On Tue, 2016-10-11 at 20:33 -0700, Aris Merchant wrote:
> > Mine is boring. I saw Nomic mentioned on Wikipedia. A bit of Internet
> > browsing later, and I turned up here. It looked interesting, so I
> > signed up, and here I am. You?
> I'd known about Nomic for ages (from an article by IIRC Douglas
> Hofstatder that quoted Suber's original definition of Nomic), and
> thought it might be interesting to see what one is like.
> Then I stayed because while a nomic is active, it gives interesting
> insights into economics, politics and law. In particular, I suspect a
> sufficiently large nomic would be a safe sandbox in which to try
> certain economic experiments without having to destroy the real-world
> economy.
> When Agora's quiet, I stay simply because it doesn't take up much of my
> time. Right now I'm in reaction mode; I don't really initiate anything
> but I respond to things that request my input, or that I think would
> benefit from it. (For example, when I'm assigned to judge a CFJ, I do
> that.)
> --
> ais523

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