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  • Another thought springs from this: If, as Smith argues (and as seems irrefutable) any reduction in maintainance without reduction in produce is pure gain, and if, as Smith also insists on, all value comes from labor, then maintanance (as Marx would point out in a century) comes out of surplus value, the same place rent and profit comes from.

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  • Another thought springs from this: If, as Smith argues (and as seems irrefutable) any reduction in maintainance without reduction in produce is pure gain, and if, as Smith also insists on, all value comes from labor, then maintanance (as Marx would point out in a century) comes out of surplus value, the same place rent and profit comes from.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Speaking of the later, having worked in drug rehab myself, that it is virtually impossible for someone to get off of Methadone which is what is used for drug "maintainance", while heroin is relatively easy to kick in comparison.

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  • Speaking of the later, having worked in drug rehab myself, that it is virtually impossible for someone to get off of Methadone which is what is used for drug "maintainance", while heroin is relatively easy to kick in comparison.

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  • But am I wrong in thinking that "maintainance" is such a better way of spelling that word?

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  • Correct) human, out of a once, biologically correct HUMAN ... one day, when there comes a shock great enough to rip you out of the "comfort blanky" of Patriotism to an entity that requires this "maintainance" for Political gain.

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  • Correct) human, out of a once, biologically correct HUMAN ... one day, when there comes a shock great enough to rip you out of the "comfort blanky" of Patriotism to an entity that requires this "maintainance" for Political gain.

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  • If I understand this correctly, he is saying that maintainance of fixed capital cannot be included in the net profit of a society.

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  • If I am understanding correctly, this makes sense, in that maintainance of fixed capital, while in the long run producing profit, does not immediately provide income, but rather is an expense; and he is asserting that this is also true for the total profit of a society.

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  • If I am understanding correctly, this makes sense, in that maintainance of fixed capital, while in the long run producing profit, does not immediately provide income, but rather is an expense; and he is asserting that this is also true for the total profit of a society.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

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