How far has God given us all things 'to enjoy'? As much as any one can make use of to any advantage of his life before it spoils, so much he may by his labour fix a property in.
Gist of Idea
Mixing labour with a thing bestows ownership - as long as the thing is not wasted
John Locke (Second Treatise of Government , 031)
This adds a very different value to Locke's theory, because the person seems to be answerable to fellow citizens if they harvest important resources and then waste them. Where do luxuries fit in?
Locke,John: 'Two Treatises of Government' [Everyman 1988], p.131