Re: Property [was Re: The Education Function]

Samael (
Tue, 15 Dec 1998 09:33:57 -0000

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From: Michael Scarazzo <> To: <> Date: 14 December 1998 18:29
Subject: Re: Property [was Re: The Education Function]

>> An object starts off as unowned. Everyone could use it. Then
>> comes along and claims it. Now only they can use it. How is this not
>> theft?
>What objects start off having value in their natural state without
>having value added to them through work (efforts of individuals)?

Shelter, animals, land, oil, water, trees.

All opf these, while requiring some work (at least to move them to where they are needed if nothing else) but return a profit vastly out of line with what they cost in the first place. Getting to a resource first (like happening to choose a plot of land above an oil field) does not seem like a reasonable way to get rights to it. Rewarding hard work is fair enough (or even easy work), but blind luck and force?