Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 4 weeks ago

was capitalism born with agricolture?

sorry for my engish mistake, was capitalism born with agricolutre? I am talking about old capitalism not modern capitalism. Wikipeida on my country said that maybe is born with agricolture

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago
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    Yes and no. Agriculture created surplus resources that could be traded, and that created the foundation for all economic systems, including capitalism.

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  • Clive
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    4 weeks ago

    What does this have to do with elections?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    It depends really how you define capitalism. Is it the basic concept of trade? If so then no, not even close - even intelligent non-humans like monkeys and parrots can trade. Long distance trade among humans has been around at LEAST for 150 thousand years. 

    Is it the idea of currency - i.e exchanging a token with no inherent value (but which might REPRESENT something of value) for something that does have value? That did come about after the invention of agriculture.

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