Keen/Ernst Discussion(To Marshall)

Scott Marshall Scott at rednet.org
Thu Oct 19 07:24:00 MDT 1995


Thanks John, I think you're right. I was surprised that Steve accepted it
and just went on. What do ya say Steve? It does make a difference que no?

Scott


At 04:40 AM 10/19/95 -0400, you wrote:
>Scott Marshall asks, 
>> 
>>Isn't the value creating power of machines a form of congealed labor power
>
>>waiting to be consumed by the capitalist? 
>> 
>> 
> 
>I think you may mean "congealed labor" and not "congealed  
>labor power."  Although I think Steve Keen may prefer the 
>idea of seeing machines as having a capacity to labor, I 
>do not think Marx would agree. 
>  
>- 
>John R. Ernst 
>
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