[ExI] Basis of property rights/was Re: The Circle of Coercion

Damien Sullivan phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Tue May 12 18:41:48 UTC 2009

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 08:28:10PM +0200, painlord2k at libero.it wrote:
> Il 12/05/2009 19.57, Damien Sullivan ha scritto:
>> Certainly everyone in the state of nature can walk wherever they please.
>> To fence off some land as "my farm" is to seize land formerly available
>> to all.
> In a "State of Nature" you can walk everywhere as you can be killed  
> everywhere by anyone able and willing to do so.
> The first step out the "State of Nature" is a mutual contract, implicit  
> or explicit, to not kill others. The second step is to mutually  
> recognize their right to their property, like their territory and their  
> stuff, as you want them to recognize the same right in you.

Yes, exactly, that's my point!  Except that what's fairly claimed as
"their property" is also subject to negotiation.

-xx- Damien X-) 

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