Between Toothbrushes and Ferraris: Property and Scarcity

By Michael Grooff [Nederlands hieronder] What’s the difference between a toothbrush and a Ferrari? It may sound like the start of a bad joke, but this is the very philosophical question that we’ll be addressing in this article. In a previous article, we discussed a few philosophical arguments in favour of the anarchist conception ofContinue reading “Between Toothbrushes and Ferraris: Property and Scarcity”

Why Property?

By Michael Grooff [Nederlands hieronder] Imagine strolling through the forest when you stumble upon an apple tree. You reach out to pick an apple. Is it now your apple? In nature, the apple basically belongs to nobody. When we take something out of the commons, such as a forest, can we make it exclusively ours?Continue reading “Why Property?”