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May I comment?

I'm not sure I can answer. Time, it seems to me, is quite complicated, especially in this context. Time, as some kind of absolute quantity of physics, is probably not owned by people and is outside the discussion. I infer that you must mean something along the lines of "an individual's experience of time." Of course, each of us "owns" our individual experience of time. However, that experience is fundamentally non-transferable, at least in some sense. You can not experience my experience, by definition.

But further, I would assume what you are trying to get at is the *product* of how one has decided to spend his time---his ideas. The ideas, though in a certain sense, the product of the time are distinct from the time. At least that seems clear to me. Furthermore, I don't see that there can be any particular universal obligation for others to pay for your experience of time---ever. If the time spent produces a commodity, then that can be property. And that is the question. Should ideas be considered as property?

But it seems clear that trying to view time as a commodity contributes little of substance to the discussion. Time is fundamentally a different thing. Perhaps the questions "Is time scarce?" and "Is time rivalrous?" in regard to the personal experience of time, don't even make any sense.