[OPE-L:5285] RE: Wild Corn, guano, gold, lost treasure, meteors

Gerald Levy (glevy@pratt.edu)
Tue, 17 Jun 1997 16:33:50 -0700 (PDT)

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Andrew K wrote in [OPE-L:5284]:

> In reality, no two things are identical, so no input is physically identical
> to any output. Once you get rid of the assumption that inputs are physically
> identical to outputs, Jerry, you immediately and necessarily get rid of
> simultaneous valuation of inputs and outputs, so that doesn't help your side
> at all, to say the least.

The inference above is that "my side" is the side of simultaneous
valuation. That is mistaken.

> The distinction between "petty commodity producers" and
> "wage-laborers" is, in any case, almost wholly a mere formal distinction
> today.

Please explain.

In solidarity, Jerry