Terra Nullius: A thoughtful and enjoyable essay by Cory Doctorow on the tragic fallacy of John Locke’s labor theory of property, which is fundamental to how we think about property in Western society. The labor theory has resulted in the genocide of millions, robbed millions more of financial benefit from their work — which the Locke theory deems as worthless — and also justified a Chicago chain restaurant owner’s attempt to trademark the word “aloha.”