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7. Paine's essay would cause your average Ayn Rand worshipper's head to explode
Sun Jul 29, 2012, 10:44 PM
Jul 2012
The full 1796 essay, "Agrarian Justice," advocates...

To create a national fund, out of which there shall be paid to every person, when arrived at the age of twenty-one years, the sum of fifteen pounds sterling, as a compensation in part, for the loss of his or her natural inheritance, by the introduction of the system of landed property:

And also, the sum of ten pounds per annum, during life, to every person now living, of the age of fifty years, and to all others as they shall arrive at that age.
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