It follows from the previous post that the labor theory of property is immediately undone.

For according to it, you take a thing you don’t own, namely, a piece of land; “mix” it with a thing you can’t meaningfully own, namely, labor; and magically, all of a sudden, you end up with something you are definitely entitled to own.

This does not mean that there is no grain of truth in or plausibility to the labor theory of property, only that it can no longer be considered valid on the face of it in its original formulation.


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