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On the Problem of the Island of Earth: Introducing a Universal Theory of Value in an Open Letter to The President of the United States

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  • Funk, Matt

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This paper introduces a unified theory of value.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 14489.

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Keywords: theory of value; evolutionary stable solution; economic power; military power; national security; global threat mitigation; extinction; human evolution; ideological environmentalism; the problem of induction; karl popper; F.A. von Hayek; austrian economics;

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