The Sovereign Individual: The most relevant read to understand the macro conditions that are leading towards mistrust in the establishment, and how the cyberspace will flourish and become de facto jurisdiction. Written in 1997, it predicts trends like cryptocurrencies, remote work, DAOs and jurisdictional competition.
The Wealth of Nations: Published in 1776, in the same year as the Declaration of Independence, Adam Smith's celebrated defense of free market economies has had a similarly significant impact on the course of modern history. The most remarkable and enduring innovation of The Wealth of Nations was to see the whole of economic life as a unified system, but it is also notable as one of the Enlightenment's most eloquent testaments to the sanctity of the individual in relation to the state.
Daemon, by Daniel Suarez: Portrays DAOs running the world. A high-tech thriller for the wireless age that explores the unthinkable consequences of a computer program running without human control—a daemon—designed to dismantle society and bring about a new world order.