Comment: Central Planning = Central Authority = Central Ownership

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Central Planning = Central Authority = Central Ownership

Parents do own their children, especially in the practical sense. That is until the child is able to Own themselves.

If you have the responsibility to plan the life and property of another, then you must assume the Authority to do so. If you have the Authority to plan the life and property of another, then in you practice own that life and property.

The goal of most species that rear young is to care for and prepare them for Adulthood, aka Owning and Planning yourself. Children cannot in effect own themselves until they have acquired the necessary means to do so. Ownership requires the ability to take the responsibility for the property (i.e. oneself).

This is where it gets a bit tricky. While children are not able to Own or Plan for themselves, I do believe that they hold some Right or very secure Privilege to Pursue that Ownership and Planning ability. Along with the ability to Own and Plan for oneself, one also has the Authority.

Own: To claim as one's own; to answer to.

Parents have an easy claim to their children as their own.