Intellectual Property as a Form of Slavery

Written by fifth_imp for /r/Anarcho_Capitalism.

I say that the notion of claiming an idea as property is absurd, and in fact constitutes a form of slavery. So, let’s break this down. What is an idea? Is an idea a tangible object? No, of course not. An idea is a pulse of electricity in your brain. It is a piece of your body. In fact, it is the most essential piece of your body. The web of electricity in your brain is the most fundamental aspect of your being. It is the closest thing to a soul that exists in the physical world. Thus, you clearly own the ideas in your head because you own yourself.
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