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  •  More inequality than in feudalism. Quite a feat. (0+ / 0-)

    After all, in feudal times, you had German-speaking Europe (the so-called Holy Roman Empire) consisting of a patchwork of independent actors and sovereign entities.

    Of course, "ownership" is a social construct. It takes enforcers using violent means to maintain "ownership" by those 85 persons, once populations decide to ignore it.

    Twelve million people in the U.S. ignored laws and borders to come here, and millions more support them. To that extent, the laws and borders are inoperative. What if twelve million people in the U.S. had, with the support of millions more, joined the Occupy movement and ignored the laws walling off Wall Street?

    The Dutch kids' chorus Kinderen voor Kinderen wishes all the world's children freedom from hunger, ignorance, and war. ♥ ♥ ♥ Forget Neo — The One is Minori Urakawa

    by lotlizard on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 05:07:39 AM PST

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