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But it is also possible that the situation may settle down into some sort of stable equilibrium in which almost all of those in possession of significant resources find that the marginal costs of further predatory activity are equal to their marginal gains. Under these conditions, something like a “peace dividend” may be available. Maybe everyone can gain, in terms of the diminution of conflict, the stabilizing of social relationships and the prospects for market exchange by an agreement not to fight any more over possessions.
24 property law The Lockean approach In the Rousseauian model, the initial allocation of resources to individual owners is done by society as a whole, on the premise that something that affects everyone requires the consent of all. The Lockean approach rejects this as silly and impracticable: “If such a consent as that was necessary, Man had starved, notwithstanding the Planty God had given him” (Locke,  1988, p. 288). We come to consciousness, he argued, in a world evidently supplied with the necessities of life, and there cannot be anything wrong with a person simply taking possession of some of this and using it.