Distributed Ledgers Could Answer Some “Objections to the Social Contract.”

In William Godwin's 1793 treatise Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, he outlines various objections to the idea of a 'Social Contract' between individuals, and between individuals and their governments. His critiques of social contract theory may be answered by having a legal system that is based on a distributed ledger system and smart contracts. Godwin stated that justice… Continue reading Distributed Ledgers Could Answer Some “Objections to the Social Contract.”