Martian Democracy | Elon Musk, SpaceX | Code Conference 2016

This is something I’ve given quite a bit of thought to, as one does. My second Colony Mars book is nearing completion and I’m now pondering the third in the series. Things have progressed and how a colony, on a far flung planet, would govern themselves is intriguing. Notwithstanding the fact that Earth or some state or corporation may lay claim to it and impose their own laws.

As I said on the cover of Colony One Mars, ‘The only law on Mars is your own.’

Time will tell.

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