Toy Soldiers

Charles Cormier
3 min readJul 26, 2023
Photo by Sahand Babali on Unsplash

I had this thing playing with toy soldiers when I was a youngster, already being the general of my army at 3: I’d “send soldiers to the base”, sometimes millions of them, to help win “the war”.

Well, happens I’ll be able to do just that with Aigents I’m building. Win the game of capitalism, and who knows maybe compete with Anduril and Palmer Lucky.

Although I respect the entrepreneurship in him, just like I do with Trump, I think the guy’s a loose cannon. It’s basically a bunch of low EQ high IQ nerds funded by Thiel imposing their half-baked philosophies through the strongest tech out there.

I’m not a proponent of war and violence to achieve your means and I’ll sure “try words” first, but I don’t see this ending up well. I’m having various defense folks come on my podcast, but building autonomous drones is probably the most idiotic thing one can do. Or at least in an offensive strategy context. It’ll turn on you in more ways than you can think about. You do not win through sheer domination if you wanna scale, but through cooperation. Didn’t we learned this with our world wars and 9/11?

Most ‘mericans agree with anduril just because it’s a merican company. Patriotism is mostly dumb in a globalist world. Everyone wants to feel part of one world. No one wants to be on the non-NATO loosing team.

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Charles Cormier

Entrepreneur, Co-Founder, Coach, Speaker, Futurist, Endurance Athlete, Husband, Friend, Monk