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Posted by: Gee ( si ) on November 03, 1999 at 13:11:51:

In Reply to: Hate to crash the tea party, but... posted by Stoller on November 01, 1999 at 22:19:24:

: How about telling the MILLIONS OF WOMEN whose UNPAID work raising children for thousands upon thousands of years that their efforts lack 'concrete evidence of use-value.'

: Really!

Where is the method for measurement then? Where is the direct evidence. How many $, how many camels? how many bridges built because of it? Sure it must be having a very great actual impact on all things, and certainly is of enormous 'value' to those great many people across the ages - but it remains essentially unmeasurable in economic terms (other than aggregate guestimates) however frustrating that may be.

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