The Diggers proclaimed the ideal of a “free republic” that does not know the exploitation of man by man, the ideal of collective property and collective labor. The program provided for the abolition of the power of the lords over the land, the return of communal lands to common use. The implementation of this program would mean the complete destruction of feudal land ownership and, ultimately, private ownership of land. In the conditions of the far-reaching differentiation of the English peasantry, the demands of the Diggers could not become the basis of a mass movement in the countryside.
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