First Principles: The Principle of Association Guarantees Everyone the Right To Free Exercise of Industry and the Right To the Fruit Acquired

“To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it.”  – Thomas Jefferson, letter to Joseph Milligan, 1816

 

 

 

 

 

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