Comment: I would owe you a day's wages for a honest day of labor.

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I would owe you a day's wages for a honest day of labor.

In the old days a bottle of wine bought time in the human sized hamster wheel that powered shop tools.

The free market is all about exchange for mutual benefit.

Free includes debt-free!