Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Wealth Work and Capital or Piketty Piketty Piketty

The exchange value of Existing wealth is hydra like Yes "The wealth of those societies in which the capitalist mode of production prevails, presents itself as “an immense accumulation of commodities" But that is only our point of departure Mark each item each commodity in this " emense accumulation " to todays market price for each ...errrr If transactions in such items occurred today ... If not I guess when last transacted or..or... ( cue echoing " ore" Trickling away to infinitely " Even before evaluation can commence in earnest The initial hope for one set of threads twisting itself together into a golden rope of great value begins to fray A thousand ...ten thousand... A million ...notionally possible tributaries emerge way too many mutually exclusive And contradictory