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babylon was referring to this comment left in the totw: , the original comment does not use the term oppression. i think the general theme and gist of what babylon was saying is giving the benefit of the doubt to strangers until you get to know them. commerce is proposed as a way to deal with strangers as an exchange for mutual benefit, instead of risking being charitable to a potential foe, or stealing from a potential friend. gifts are then reserved for friends.

this seems to be a squarely mutualist position. something like this is said by Labadie "Aside from various forms of robbery, legal and illegal, there are three methods by which humans get sustenance in their relations with others—parasitism, benevolence, and reciprocity." i saw this posted recently here