: : Hence LTV says nothing consistent about why and how people value things in trade.
: Marx's LTV is quite consistent---but it is also complicated. There are many qualifications and special catagories.
Which is *why* it isnt a useful model for the above.
: If you actually READ Capital LIKE YOU SAID YOU DID, we wouldn't be having such pointless debates, Gee.
Re -read this as your disbelief that anyone who reads anything by Marx would not be immediately converted to it. I think you fail to appreciate what happens when people approach this long after looking at other works.
Thats ok, you can do that.