Re: [OPE-L] The Haunted Conference

From: Riccardo Bellofiore (riccardo.bellofiore@UNIBG.IT)
Date: Tue Oct 25 2005 - 04:19:17 EDT

At 7:44 -0400 24-10-2005, Jerry Levy wrote:
>PS: Marx referred (metaphorically, of course) to constant capital
>as "dead labor."    Yet, if we are to take the vampire metaphor
>literally, he should have referred to it as UNDEAD labor.  Another
>case of mixed metaphors, I guess.

Dear Jerry,

my paper is the same as in mexico, may be Katrina 
was influenced by it. And your mail is funny and 
clever as usual, but ... I don't understand the 
PS. If capital is dead labour sucking living 
labour to grow as more dead labour, where's the 
problem in the analogy with vampires?

Riccardo Bellofiore
Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche
"Hyman P. Minsky"
UniversitÓ di Bergamo
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