- Words: 1229
- Length: 4 Pages
- Topic: Government
- Paper #: 95183216
If he also bartered away plums that would have rotted in a week, for nuts that would last good for his eating a whole year, he did no injury; he wasted not the common stock; destroyed no part of the portion of goods that belonged to others, so long as nothing perished uselessly in his hands (Locke, 1689).
This quotation indicates that the author believes that a technique such as bartering