When the first primitive man awoke to it's own consciousness and pointed, grunted or grabbed an object outside of himself (whether animate or inanimate) private property was born. This reality goes against everything written in Frederick Engles book "The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State", where he believes that communal property was a primary reason for man's climb to a more and ever advancing state. This I refute. There are plenty of examples in primitive culture where priva
This is a brief summary of Locke, Marx and Objectivism's positions on Property. Hopefully, it will help you to see that appealing to "anthropology" is exactly the wrong way to arrive at the concept Property.
Locke: He started from the premise that God exists and that God created the Earth with all its materials and animals to serve his highest creation - Man. Locke was arguing against the Divine Right of Kings as put forth by the Stuart King James I.
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