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Owning Land?

17 Sep 2014

Posted by Jon Southall in Ethics
"The source of property rights is the law of causality. All property and all forms of wealth are produced by man’s mind and labor." Galt's Speech. All property and all wealth is man-made. Land is not man-made. What is the origin of a Land ownership claim?

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The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle states that we cannot know certain things about subatomic particles, because of the nature of our perception. http://en.wikipedia....ainty_principle Many have taken this principle to mean that such things are really, causally indeterminate.  How...

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