There is not a man on earth whose lot has not been determined by billions of facts over which he himself had no control;
In order to justify the envy, jealousy, and sheer spitefulness with which the worker regards the capitalist, the latter’s security would have to be one of the causes of the worker’s insecurity.
It takes the bayonet to prevent them; hence, it is wrong to prevent them.
The reason is that in the making of this pair of socks the proportion of human services has been enormously reduced, thanks to capital, by the use of natural resources.
How do you expect a law that is unintelligent and unintelligible to be respected? That is impossible.
In the same way, abolish capital and you would have equality in poverty. Leave capital free and you will have the greatest possible number of opportunities for equality in well-being.
No one will argue that such relationships are not a contributory factor to maintaining peace.