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What do you mean

Posted by: DonS ( USA ) on December 03, 1999 at 11:10:25:

In Reply to: Things without use-value don't get produced for very long posted by Stoller on December 02, 1999 at 22:02:46:

: What if something has no use-value?---the favorite straw man of pro-capitalists when they first confront Marx's theories...

: If something is WORTHLESS (or costs more to make than the average necessary social time required), then the person who makes this item will SOON GO BANKRUPT---or give it up.

Don: What do you mean by "average necessary social time required".

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