Re: [OPE] absinence theory

From: Michael Perelman <>
Date: Sat Oct 23 2010 - 11:49:19 EDT

Paul, I am sorry that your idea is too good not to steal! I will
shamelessly use it in the future.

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 3:05 AM, Paul Cockshott <> wrote:

> That is an idea that originates in the platonic parable of the cave, in modern terms monetary relations are a sub manifold onto which the social division of labour is projected.
> Projection onto a submanifold suggests things are possible which, in the higher dimansional space are impossible. This is the philosophical/mathematical idea pursued by Escher.
> As Marxists we should view Escher as an ironic commentary on monetary illusions.

Michael Perelman
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California State University
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