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The Enclosure Acts of the 18th century created a process whereby through Acts of Parliament, previously commonly held lands known as "The Commons" could be enclosed by landowners.

This process later spread elsewhere including to Ireland where landowners, like in Britain would replace their farm hands and agricultural labourers with sheep and cattle. This was particularly disastrous for Scotland as it saw the mass depopulation of the Highlands region during the Highland Clearances.

Across Ireland and Britain, millions of former farm labourers became homeless and landless. This led to within Britain a mass exodus to the cities beginning in the early 19th century.

The millions of former farm workers who became landless and homeless as a result of the Enclosure Acts would become the factory and mill workers of a rapidly industrialising 19th century society.


 
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Private property in the means of production is the rape of Mother Nature. What God gave to all His children as a sacred patrimony is stolen by greedy rodents for their own private profit. The rodents then reduce the majority who are left with nothing but their labour to sell to the state of wage slavery. Indeed, it is said that the first private property in the means of production was human beings - stolen away from their families and tribes and reduced into slavery. Private property in the means of production is the most terrible crime against God and His infinite generosity and mercy. It is the denial of God, and the placing of profit in the place of God.
 
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Private property in the means of production is the rape of Mother Nature. What God gave to all His children as a sacred patrimony is stolen by greedy rodents for their own private profit. The rodents then reduce the majority who are left with nothing but their labour to sell to the state of wage slavery. Indeed, it is said that the first private property in the means of production was human beings - stolen away from their families and tribes and reduced into slavery. Private property in the means of production is the most terrible crime against God and His infinite generosity and mercy. It is the denial of God, and the placing of profit in the place of God.
In regard to the question of private property, the 18th century Franco-Swiss philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau remarked,

The first person who, having enclosed a plot of land, took it into his head to say this is mine and found people simple enough to believe him was the true founder of civil society.

What crimes, wars, murders, what miseries and horrors would the human race have been spared, had some one pulled up the stakes or filled in the ditch and cried out to his fellow men: "Do not listen to this imposter. You are lost if you forget that the fruits of the earth belong to all and the earth to no one!"
 
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The Scots talk of The Enclosures the same as we talk about An Gorta Mór. Many ended up in cities as refugees. Some travelled North and tried to adopt a Hunter-Gatherer lifestyle in coastal regions.
 
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Private property in the means of production is the rape of Mother Nature. What God gave to all His children as a sacred patrimony is stolen by greedy rodents for their own private profit. The rodents then reduce the majority who are left with nothing but their labour to sell to the state of wage slavery. Indeed, it is said that the first private property in the means of production was human beings - stolen away from their families and tribes and reduced into slavery. Private property in the means of production is the most terrible crime against God and His infinite generosity and mercy. It is the denial of God, and the placing of profit in the place of God.
Theological nonsense.
 

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The seventh commandment forbids unjustly taking or keeping the goods of one's neighbor and wronging him in any way with respect to his goods. It commands justice and charity in the care of earthly goods and the fruits of men's labor. For the sake of the common good, it requires respect for the universal destination of goods and respect for the right to private property.

 
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Private property in the means of production is the rape of Mother Nature. What God gave to all His children as a sacred patrimony is stolen by greedy rodents for their own private profit. The rodents then reduce the majority who are left with nothing but their labour to sell to the state of wage slavery. Indeed, it is said that the first private property in the means of production was human beings - stolen away from their families and tribes and reduced into slavery. Private property in the means of production is the most terrible crime against God and His infinite generosity and mercy. It is the denial of God, and the placing of profit in the place of God.
commie claptrap at the start of the paragraph. Superstitious claptrap at the end.

Without private property in land we would still be Hunter-Gatherers. Good luck with the healthcare plan.
 

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The Enclosure Acts of the 18th century created a process whereby through Acts of Parliament, previously commonly held lands known as "The Commons" could be enclosed by landowners.

This process later spread elsewhere including to Ireland where landowners, like in Britain would replace their farm hands and agricultural labourers with sheep and cattle. This was particularly disastrous for Scotland as it saw the mass depopulation of the Highlands region during the Highland Clearances.

Across Ireland and Britain, millions of former farm labourers became homeless and landless. This led to within Britain a mass exodus to the cities beginning in the early 19th century.

The millions of former farm workers who became landless and homeless as a result of the Enclosure Acts would become the factory and mill workers of a rapidly industrialising 19th century society.


Most Employees work for a living and have a si si attitude towards money ie see it spend it. To prevent any savings "wasting away" in a bank account Just in case they might save something their Lifestyle continues to expand and expand with no thought given to the day when there will be no job available to Business live or die based in how much if any profit they make. The only difference between a business is they know it's law of the jungle prosper or die.

In essence the job of a business is to make money the job of an employee is to "live" for a week or two at a time. What they are actually doing is spending their valuable time making the business rich and then spending what little money they are given to spend it in another business making them rich. Sooner or later it will end or the business has been sold and then they end up being useless they are thrown on the scrap heap. Noone thinks it will happen to them until it does. Watching employees is like watching a horse with blinkers getting deeper and deeper into the mud and not realizing they are doomed from the start.
 

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The Scots talk of The Enclosures the same as we talk about An Gorta Mór. Many ended up in cities as refugees. Some travelled North and tried to adopt a Hunter-Gatherer lifestyle in coastal regions.
I think you're mixing it up with the highland clearances tbh.
 

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The seventh commandment forbids unjustly taking or keeping the goods of one's neighbor and wronging him in any way with respect to his goods. It commands justice and charity in the care of earthly goods and the fruits of men's labor. For the sake of the common good, it requires respect for the universal destination of goods and respect for the right to private property.


There's nothing in the Seventh Commandment that would suggest that private property in the means of production is legitimate. And don't forget the words of the Magnificat -

He has put down the mighty from their thrones,
and has exalted the lowly.
He has filled the hungry with good things,
and the rich He has sent away empty.
 

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Most Employees work for a living and have a si si attitude towards money ie see it spend it. To prevent any savings "wasting away" in a bank account Just in case they might save something their Lifestyle continues to expand and expand with no thought given to the day when there will be no job available to Business live or die based in how much if any profit they make. The only difference between a business is they know it's law of the jungle prosper or die.

In essence the job of a business is to make money the job of an employee is to "live" for a week or two at a time. What they are actually doing is spending their valuable time making the business rich and then spending what little money they are given to spend it in another business making them rich. Sooner or later it will end or the business has been sold and then they end up being useless they are thrown on the scrap heap. Noone thinks it will happen to them until it does. Watching employees is like watching a horse with blinkers getting deeper and deeper into the mud and not realizing they are doomed from the start.

So true a chara, the average human being has no concept of probability. They think that if one person wins the lotto - it could just as easily be them.

 

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commie claptrap at the start of the paragraph. Superstitious claptrap at the end.

Without private property in land we would still be Hunter-Gatherers. Good luck with the healthcare plan.

Nonsense. We live in a pig ignorant society. It would be hard to imagine humanity developing in a more ignorant and impious direction than Capitalism.
 
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