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Posted by: Stoller on February 01, 19100 at 10:51:39:

In Reply to: Anarcho-capitalism calls for the abolition of rule. posted by Loudon Head on January 31, 19100 at 13:01:15:

: The only (not merely the best, but the ONLY) practical meaning of the word "rule" applies to a government.

All businesses are governments. Ones with one or more wage-laborers are capitalist governments.

: Unfortunately, property is one of those things which is genuinely impossible to do away with. It rules us in the same sense that hunger or the weather rule us.

Property (of the means of production) is a social construct originating from the social division of labor and the concomitant creation of surplus. Humans ate long before they instituted property (see Morgan).

: "Property" is merely a way of saying "allocation of scarce resources."

Property is a way of saying that one class produces its survival PLUS another class' survival.

Rock on indeed.

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