Re: [OPE] Market socialism [the false assumption of the law of value]

From: Dave Zachariah (
Date: Thu Jul 10 2008 - 16:42:19 EDT

on 2008-07-10 18:53 Alejandro Agafonow wrote:
> Hold on Zachariah! The fact that I am willing to read your paper 
> before advancing further arguments, doesn’t concede anything to you. 
> I’m completely sure about the pitfalls of “transformationists” and 
> those that tacitly or subtlety support them.
> You are extremely brave to be so heterodox. Do you know what does it 
> mean to say that LTV’s predictions hold up anyway? So VOL. III was 
> unnecessary to hold VOL. I’s thesis. This is what you have been saying 
> all this time. If Böhm-Bawerk were still alive…

Ian answered this better than I possibly could do.

> Could you please respond? Is this the goal of most Marxists: fixing 
> labour tokens proportional to labour values and casting aside prices? 
> Is this your goal?

The brief answer is "No". My goals are those of socialism and classical 
democracy. The longer answer is given by Jerry.

I've answered your question. In the name of fairness you should address 
my questions.

//Dave Z
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