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The ethics of violently-derived property: A problem for bourgeois ideology

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/red_line PayPal: paypal.me/redlineYouTubevids Twitter: https://twitter.com/Red_Line_1 Footnotes 1. Shuan, Abolish the Monarchy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiE2DLqJB8U. 2. Kevin Carson, for example, has suggested that much property in the world is illegitimate according to Lockean ethics, but did not discuss this in depth. Carson, Kevin A., Studies in Mutualist Political Economy, online at: https://c4ss.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/MPE.pdf, p.79. 3. Peter Vallentyne, Hillel Steiner, and Michael Otsuka, ‘Why Left-Libertarianism Is Not Incoherent, Indeterminate, or Irrelevant: A Reply to Fried’, Philosophy & Public Affairs, 33, no. 2, 2005, pp.202-215, pp.203-4. 4. On Aquinas’ attitude to possession rights, see: Aquinas, St. Thomas, Summa Theologica, Second Part of the Second Part, Question 66: Of Theft and Robbery. On Native American land tenure, see, for example, William Cronon, Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England, New York: Hill and Wang, 1983. 5. Kevin Carson, Studies in Mutualist Political Economy. 6. Locke, John, Two Treatise of Government, http://www.yorku.ca/comninel/courses/3025pdf/Locke.pdf. 7. Locke: Equality, Freedom, Property and the Right to Dissent, Yale Courses, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7dTgWL3ajM. 8. See Locke, Two Treatise of Government. See also, Murray, N. Rothbard, The Ethics of Liberty, New York and London: New York University Press, 1998. 9. For some variations on the argument, see: Peter Vallentyne, ‘Left-Libertarianism and Liberty’ in Debates in Political Philosophy, eds. Thomas Christiano and John Christman, Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2009, pp. 137-52. 10. David Hume, Enquiries Concerning the Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals, 1777, Section 3: of Justice: Part 1. 11. Jeremy Bentham, The Works of Jeremy Bentham, vol. 1 (Principles of Morals and Legislation, Fragment on Government, Civil Code, Penal Law) [1843], online at: https://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/bentham-the-works-of-jeremy-bentham-vol-1/simple. 12. E.g. see Ludwig von Mises, Human Action, Auburn, Alabama: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 1998. 13. Billionaire: ‘One percent work harder’, CNN, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bKIrZ-gk2o. 14. Joe Rogan Experience #1070 - Jordan Peterson, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T7pUEZfgdI&t=520s. 15. Ron Paul On 2012, Taxes, Unions & More, TYT, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7kHZS4yYCQ. 16. Charlie Kirk Gets Socialist Student to Admit Wanting to Take Away Your Freedom! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq_94857oWw. 17. Milton Friedman: Why soaking the rich won’t work, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wi-D24oCa10&t=75s. 18. Ben Shapiro vs. Cenk Uygur [FULL DEBATE] | Politicon 2017, The Daily Wire, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ko0DVJkLG0&t=1679s. 19. Gary Chartier, and Charles W. Johnson, eds., Markets Not Capitalism, London: Minor Compositions, 2012. 20. Marxism: Zizek/Peterson: Official Video, Jordan B Peterson, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsWndfzuOc4. 21. Theresa May speaks at the Bank of England, Guardian News, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHFlreVdzns 22. Locke, 2 Treatise…, Second Treatise, Ch 6, section 51. 23. Stephen Schafer, Compensation and Restitution to the Victims of Crime, 2nd Edition, New Jersey: Patterson Smith, 1970. 24. Virgo, Graham, The Principles of the Law of Restitution, Third 3rd Ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 25. Aquinas, Summa Theologica, Second Part of the Second Part, Question 62, Of Restitution. 26. Robert Nozick, Anarchy, State, and Utopia, (Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 1974), p. 152-153, and pp. 230-231. 27. Robert E. Litan, ‘On Rectification in Nozick’s Minimal State’, Political Theory, 5:2 (May 1977). 28. The specific passage copied here is from Robert E. Litan, ‘On Rectification in Nozick’s Minimal State’, p. 242. 29. Rothbard, Ethics of Liberty, chapters 9 and 10. 30. Aquinas, Summa Theologica, of Restitution. 31. Rothbard, Ethics of Liberty, p. 47. 32. R. H. Tawney has documented similar processes in medieval and early modern England. R. H. Tawney, The agrarian problem in the sixteenth century, (London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1912), pp. 78-79. 33. Kinsella, Stephan, N., Against Intellectual Property, Auburn, Alabama: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2008, pp. 37-38. 34. Ostrom, Elinor, Governing the Commons, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 35. Ludwig von Mises, Socialism, pp. 42 – 46, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962. 36. Rothbard, Ethics of Liberty, p. 52. 37. Jeremy Bentham, The Works of Jeremy Bentham, vol. 1, Section 2. 38. See The Works of Jeremy Bentham, ‘Principles of the Civil Code’, chapters 3 and 6 in particular. Space photo: sxeeze from Pixabay - https://pixabay.com/photos/andromeda-galaxy-milky-way-collision-755442/