Excerpt from The Community of Property: Nationalization of Land I think a few considerations may be not out of place at present, on that scheme of the hour which, in laudable aspiration for the extinction of all human want, would propose to realize at last the equality of mankind through that community of property that Plato fabled. It is a big subject, and I do not propose new to do more than break ground on it, with a few remarks as well on general principles as on what the newspapers make salient at present. In these, for example, I read three or four days ago the report of a speech by Mr Henry George. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.