Monday, December 13, 2010

Marx or Locke From 3rdWAVElands

This is a post from my real estate blog but references a theme I hit on here as well. Here is the money quote:

On the other hand, Locke felt that the right to property was an inalienable right given to man by God. He thought it essential that man be allowed to keep the fruit of his labors for him to pursue happiness. Furthermore, he was absolutely against one group of people using the power of government to take property from the other. As was stated, this was the idea that was at the core of our founding as a nation.

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