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Should polluters pay damages for destroying the property of others?

By the trader principle, voluntary transactions ought to produce mutual benefit. However, what should happen when third parties are harmed, such as when pollution destroys another person's property? Should those polluters pay damages? If so, when and why? Do all harms to third parties warrant damages -- or just some?

Declan , 10.01.2012, 19:18
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