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They hold that labor is prior to, and independent of, capital; that, in fact, capital is the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed; that labor can exist without capital, but that capital could never have existed without labor. Hence they hold that labor is the superior greatly the superior of capital. They do not deny that there is, and probably always will be, a relation between labor and capital.Lincoln, Abraham
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