John Locke Idea on Fair Usage - Deepstash

John Locke Idea on Fair Usage

Locke adopted a “fair usage” view of property. He argued that one can hold any property that meets the following criteria:

  1. It can be used before it spoils (e.g., we don’t have huge stores of food that just rots).
  2. It leaves “good and enough” for everyone else (e.g., one person cannot own all the land in a country).
  3. The property must come from your own work and effort or what he calls “mixing your labor” with that thing (e.g., if you farm a field, the field and its produce become yours).

But, there’s a lot of ambiguity in these rules, and money rather changes things.

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We should all check ourselves from time to time to see if some aspects of our life that are at least tainted by greed

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