Re: Opting out of the Sysop scenario?

From: Dan Clemmensen (
Date: Tue Aug 07 2001 - 04:19:09 MDT

Durant Schoon wrote:

>>From: Gordon Worley <>
>>Let's presume property rights are given by use. Therefore, it would
>>be violation the volition of the owners of whoever is using the
>>matter in this or that part of the universe to just make it part of
>>Sysop Space.
> Oh right, good point. We should respect not just sentients, but also
> their rights to property. Of course.

OK, but prior to the advent of the sysop, we are all humans, and each
of us has whatever property we own, I guess. After the advent of the
sysop, by the "use" theory, the sysop becomes the owner of all of the
rest of the matter in the system, since the sysop is the first
sentient to use it.

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