Re: [OPE] absinence theory

Date: Mon Oct 25 2010 - 11:53:29 EDT

> It is this asymmetry between the economically self-sustaining basic
> sector and the dependent non-basic sector that gives the latter the
> unproductive features identified by Smith and Marx.

Hi Dave Z:
Smith, maybe; Marx, no.
In any event, the idea of an economically self-sustaining department is
pure illusion. Department I requires Dept II output and vice versa
and you wouldn't have a Dept I or Dept II under capitalism unless you
had what you call Dept III.
In solidarity, Jerry
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Received on Mon Oct 25 11:55:31 2010

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