Re: Self Ownership or Not

Oliver Seiler (
Sat, 19 Oct 1996 01:06:57 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 18 Oct 1996, Ian Goddard wrote:

> >From an Extropian angle, the self-animated theory of ownership may
> be problematic because it invokes a kind of spiritual basis for rights.
> But since rights are a mental construct, and so is, perhaps, the soul,
> no big deal. ? Any ideas?

I would also claim that ownership is a mental construct. In fact I
might be pushed to argue (I'm kind of tired as I write this) that many
of our "rights" follow from that concept we call ownership.


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