Network State Explained Through Diagrams

Understand the concept of Network State, a new vision of social and political organization recently expounded by Balaji Srinivasan, through these 7 diagrams.

Diagram Credits: Eli Parra.

Simplified Definition of Network State

Defining the network state as a community with three particular properties.

Expanded Definition of Network State

Expanding the definition by adding further details about the community, a social network, and its three properties.

Network State Terms

Explanation of the terms used in the previous diagram. These terms are discussed in greater length in Balaji’s book.

7 Steps to a Network State

A simple seven-step path to building a Network State.

Nation State v/s Network State

Differences between the current Nation State System and the hypothetical Network State System.

Vitalik's Thoughts On Network States

Vitalik Buterin offered his own thoughts on the Network State at length, summed up in this schematic.

If you want to take a closer look, we have summarized Vitalik’s ideas about the Network State in three short articles:

Balaji Phrase Cloud

Eli also created this word cloud grouping some of the most important words and phrases in Balaji’s book.

So there you have it, an introduction to the Network State movement in seven images. If you want to learn more about Network States join the Jur community on Discord and earn $JUR by contributing the the Network State Wiki.

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