Re: [OPE-L] Why aren't non-labourers sources of value?

From: Paul Cockshott (wpc@DCS.GLA.AC.UK)
Date: Thu Apr 14 2005 - 09:46:15 EDT

The reason why animals were not as influential
in determining exchange value as human labour, 
despite the necessity of both in pre-steam engine
times, comes down to universality.

We are universal robots, horses are not, they can
pull loads and that is it. Humans can do any work
and thus their labour enters into all production

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