Subject: Re: slavery and freedom
From: "John McDermott" <jjm@jkintl.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2008 09:00:00 -0600

On Thu, 04 Sep 2008 01:51:00 -0600, Stephen J. Turnbull  
<stephen@xemacs.org> wrote:

> Thomas Lord writes:
>  > John McDermott wrote:
>  > > Your last statement is indeed true. However you miss the issue. A
>  > > situation perceived by both parties as win-win is not exploitation  
> (if
>  > > both parties are of sound mind and there is no coercion).  Even if  
> an
>  > > impartial outside observer does not see the win-win nature, and  
> thinks
>  > > one side is getting a better deal, if it is still win-win to the
>  > > participants, it is not exploitation.
>
> A crucial assumption is missing: that both sides have access to
> similar information.

And I appreciate your making it explicit. I believed it was already  
implied.

--john

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