Besides, it was in perfect condition when I returned it. Not to mention it was already a total wreck when you lent it to me.
Those three alibis correspond with the repressed core assumptions of classical political economy, neoclassical economics and neo-liberalism, respectively.
There was no enclosure of the commons. No primitive accumulation. Never happened. What commons? There was never any commons to enclose. Some people just worked harder than others and saved all their hard-earned money, abstaining from consuming until they had enough to invest and that's why some people are rich and a whole lot of others destitute.
Even though there was never a commons to enclose -- it's still there! If you don't like the wage bargain on offer, you can withdraw from the market and provision yourself just like in the good old days.
But of course the commons today is in ruins and that is the tragedy of it. It's your own damn fault because each individual following only his or her own private interests will abuse the commons by overusing it. See what you have done! Now you will have to pay to restore it. But, here, I have a windmill you can buy to help in the clean up.
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