The difference is that Malthus's agents correctly foresee the future, whereas the majority of Lloyd's agents
in existing society do not and hence must rely only on present knowns.
When Britain's wars broke out in the 19th and 20th centuries, it was Lloyd's agents
(basically claim adjusters) in ports around the world that became the forerunner of MI-6 and the British Secret Service.
Successive witnesses gave an image of a coastline populated by corrupt magistrates, indifferent ship-owners, petrified Lloyd's agents and murderous locals.
The police should have been helped by Lloyd's agents, who were responsible for collating shipping casualties in Cheshire and trying to ensure proper salvage was undertaken.
Lloyd's List Intelligence also has the largest global network of land based AIS receivers corroborated by 700 Lloyd's Agents