From Ursula K. Le Guin:
“For we each of us deserve everything, every luxury that was ever piled in the tombs of the dead kings, and we each of us deserve nothing, not a mouthful of bread in hunger. Have we not eaten while another starved? Will you punish us for that? Will you reward us for the virtue of starving while others ate? No man earns punishment, no man earns reward. Free your mind of the idea of deserving, the idea of earning, and you will begin to be able to think.”
@maiathecyberwitch @knights @meganeko i'm slightly embarrassed to admit i dont know. i've a podcast called 'srsly wrong' that had a detailed description of bookchin's usufruct concept, and i think the great graeber mentioned it too in 'debt' (although i am unsure of it). sorry, i wish i could be of greater help to you 🙏🏼
@knights people starving isn't a thing that just happens, it has been inflicted on them intentionally by the bourgeoisie for their own benefit. The bourgeoisie absolutely deserve punishment for the suffering they've inflicted on others. So do Nazis, transphobes, anti-abortion activists, and plenty of other evil soulless assholes.
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