Re: Geoist Motto?
- --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "roy_langston1" <roy_langston1@...> wrote:
>it was a joke.
> --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, Dave Wetzel
> davewetzel42@ wrote:
> > Walto submitted the following Motto:
> > >"Geoism. We may not be essentially libertarian, but
> > > we're more compatible with libertarians than we are
> > > with socialists!"
> > This assumes that socialists do not believe in liberty
> That would, historically, be more of an observation than
> an assumption...
> > and tells socialists that Henry George and LVT is not
> > for them.
> And that's more accurately what they told Henry when he
> wouldn't go along with confiscation of privately
> produced capital.
> I await the explanation of how collective ownership of
> capital will permit measurement and recovery of the full
> economic rent of land. On what basis will competing
> prospective users bid for it?
> -- Roy Langston