• Civilization, or that which is so called, has operated two ways to make one part of society more affluent and the other part more wretched than would have been the lot of either in a natural state.

    Thomas Paine (1797). “Agrarian Justice, opposed to Agrarian Law, and Agrarian Monopoly. Being a plan for ameliorating the condition of man, by creating in every nation a National Fund”, p.3
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