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In modern times there is universal condemnation of treating human beings as property, though only [[abortion]] and [[stem cell]] research implicitly treat human life as though it were property.
 
In modern times there is universal condemnation of treating human beings as property, though only [[abortion]] and [[stem cell]] research implicitly treat human life as though it were property.
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In Thailand, foreigners not allowed to own property.  This law is from long ago, and made because the King then wanted to keep culture how it was.  Today, foreigners can own property by getting around law, like creating companies or owning land through a straw-man.
 
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Revision as of 18:58, 25 September 2007

Property in philosophy or theology is an attribute of something that does not consist of its essence, but follows from its essence.

Private property is a foundation of Anglo-American law, and central to capitalism and free enterprise. Its roots are in slavery in the ancient world and in land under English feudalism, and its principles have been extended to stock and intellectual property.

In modern times there is universal condemnation of treating human beings as property, though only abortion and stem cell research implicitly treat human life as though it were property.

In Thailand, foreigners not allowed to own property. This law is from long ago, and made because the King then wanted to keep culture how it was. Today, foreigners can own property by getting around law, like creating companies or owning land through a straw-man.