SFreeman89Vision Posted October 14, 2010 Share Posted October 14, 2010 I'm doing a presentation at university on theories of rights, and will be making it from an objectivist perspective. Ayn Rand wrote:"Without property rights, no other rights are possible. Since man has to sustain his life by his own effort, the man who has no right to the product of his effort has no means to sustain his life. The man who produces while others dispose of his product, is a slave."My question is with regards to the part in bold. It seems to me that a likely response to this assertion is "But man can have his life sustained by others. This might make some or all men 'slaves' but that is just a slur word." What would you, or Rand, say to this? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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