save the trees! - headwaters forest pic
redoak at forestmeister.com
Fri Nov 20 18:25:47 EST 1998
Don Baccus wrote:
> In article <732111$n4h$1 at excalibur.flash.net>,
> Tim Martin <tmartin at imacs.com> wrote:
> >If it's privately owned....why does the company that owns it need a license?
> While the land and timber are privately owned, not all resources on
> the land are privately owned, in particular water (in some cases) and
> wildlife (in all cases). The public has the right to protect its
> assets just as private owners have the right to protect its assets.
> Neither right is supreme. That's the part property rights extremists
It's the attitude of medieval royalty. The king got his power direct
from God, which is where the aristocrats got their property rights.
> - Don Baccus, Portland OR <dhogaza at pacifier.com>
> Nature photos, on-line guides, at http://donb.photo.net
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