Hythloday Private Property

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private property is the most important and biggest problem Hythloday points out in his discussion about the Utopian society and it was the most important and biggest problem in sixteenth century England. Most people were unemployed and therefore poor at the same time as they had to fight diseases, which, due to underdeveloped medical care, could eradicate entire cities. The Utopians, however, have solved this problem by abolishing private property in total. Money, gold and precious stones do not have any value on the island. Instead, everybody is equal and food, as well as everything else a person might need, is distributed by the public. Whether or not Thomas More actually suggested this as a solution for the English society remains to be
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