[ExI] don't let your guard down, not for a minute...

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 09:00:32 UTC 2010

On 9/11/10, Damien Sullivan  wrote:
> As long as one ignores questions about the initial distribution of
>  property and the justice thereof.  Absolute monarchy is consistent with
>  laissez faire, as long as the king 'owns' all the land.

There's a new article in Forbes magazine questioning whether the whole
idea of 'property' is about to change.


Consumers Will Share Everything
Lisa Gansky, 09.09.10, 06:00 PM EDT
Fewer and fewer people will own cars, appliances and homes, opting
instead for shared access to transportation, entertainment and

As more companies and individuals discover the ease and economy of
services like these, they will begin shedding the expenses and hassles
associated with ownership. By 2020 billions of people will routinely
opt for shared access to superior transportation, food, finance,
shelter, recreation and entertainment over having to own a car, a
bike, numerous appliances, recreation gear or, in some cases, a home.


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