What do you get the man who has everything? His own island in international waters, apparently. Billionaire Peter Thiel has invested $1.25 million dollars in an organization that wants to build a libertarian island in international waters. This island would have relaxed building codes, almost no rules about weapons or gun control, no environmental regulations, no welfare, no minimum wage, and no morality-based laws, which probably means legalized prostitution, gambling, and drugs. This “super-vegas” would no doubt be home to the world’s elite, while it’s serving class would most likely be subjugated mercilessly. This exact scenario is in a video game called Bioshock, and guess what? Everybody died.

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