- Capitalism and Alternatives -
Posted by: Stoller on November 14, 1999 at 14:36:07:
In Reply to: Some points. posted by Red Deathy on November 12, 1999 at 13:04:29:
If we lived in a society, where *every* commodity contained oil, it would be rational to measure all commodities in terms of the amount of oil from the common stock is used in them: likewise, then, isn't it rational to measure all commodities in terms of the social effort involved in their production. What other common basis could there be?
Brilliant. I may plagiarize this simile again and again, RD.