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Comment: You seem to be begging the question.

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You seem to be begging the question.

The question we're arguing over is whether an idea is property. You can't just assert that it is, and assume that ends the argument. That's the logical fallacy of question-begging (that is, begging that the question being argued about just be conceded to you without argument).

I've given my argument for why ideas aren't property (copying an idea does not deprive the originator of his idea). You have neither refuted my argument nor offered any argument in support of your own assertion.

I am neither utopian nor collectivist in my hope for a truly free market. A truly free market benefits all peaceful people.