[-empyre-] a book, dna and code

sdv at krokodile.co.uk sdv at krokodile.co.uk
Tue Oct 23 02:53:40 EST 2007


That's a careful distinction and not one that was clear in the original 
paragraph,  though perhaps the distinction was available to others who 
read the note.

The closeness between the two concepts capital and capitalization is 
rather worrying I wonder why you choose the latter...

Nicholas Ruiz III wrote:
> Therein lies the precise distinction, between
> 'capitalization' (making the environment useful)--and
> 'capitalism'--a human sociopolitical system.
> The latter is but a sociopolitical modulation of the
> former.  It is not identical with it.  All living
> things sequester and utilize the environment--they
> capitalize upon it.  Only humans seem capable of
> juridically modulating it for better or worse human
> sociopolitical circumstances.

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