Re: [OPE] peanut butter value-form theory

From: Paula <>
Date: Fri Mar 27 2009 - 17:08:01 EDT

Jerry said:

> 4. When the crackers are made available for sale (and even beforehand),
> the firms which seek to sell them _presume_ that they represent value.

They presume this because abstract labor is embodied in the crackers.

> If they don't sell because the product
> now does not have a use-value, then those crackers do not represent
> value

If they don't sell, for whatever reason, then the value cannot be realized.
This is the standard Marxist account as far as I know.


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