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    Actually it was a guess, not a fabrication. Your comment saying I fabricated it appears to be an absurd projection of your own behavior and an attack. In fact, it is slander. When a debate opponent...
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    That would be the case if the governments decided to create more fiat money. UBI doesn’t mean more money, but redistribution. The amount of money in circulation should remain the same.

    It could be...
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    Re post-war boom, surely you see the difference between paying people well and putting everyone on an automatic dole from the govt?[/QUOTE]

    Hi- yes, I do.
    I think a small weekly payment is a...
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    He may mean corruption in industry, how they would raise the price of items if the public was more financially stable. Greed and profiteering instead of offering a really nice product at a reasonable...
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    That would be the case if the governments decided to create more fiat money. UBI doesn’t mean more money, but redistribution. The amount of money in circulation should remain the same.

    It could be...
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    Re post-war boom, surely you see the difference between paying people well and putting everyone on an automatic dole from the govt?
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    That would be the case if the governments decided to create more fiat money. UBI doesn’t mean more money, but redistribution. The amount of money in circulation should remain the same.

    It could be...
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    That situation has nothing to do with UBI. UBI didn't do that.[/QUOTE]

    Seems UBI is a religion for you, part of a utopian vision. But as John Lennon said, "we'd all love to see the plan"
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    Good points. If you go to a used bookstore then a new one, you can figure past and present purchasing power of the dollar, and figure out what the minimum wage should really be. Based on a 1970...
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    Many people advocating for UBI think that it will help them pay their rent and groceries. They think with an extra $1000 a month, they'll be set. But that would be true only if they were the only...
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    Please provide your argument for how UBI is "giving away all your power"? Working for someone else for the same wage as freedom is giving up your power. What a ridiculous statement. You are so full...
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    It isn't like that is different from what it is now. And at least if that ever happened, with UBI people would be able to actually figure it out with some free time to research their own planet...
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    Do you have a solution for wage slavery? And UBI is not communism, the best model is soft capitalism. UBI will be worked into Russia also...[/QUOTE]

    Yes, it's called minimum wage.[/QUOTE]...
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    Do you have a solution for wage slavery? And UBI is not communism, the best model is soft capitalism. UBI will be worked into Russia also...[/QUOTE]

    Yes, it's called minimum wage. Human spirit...
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    Leuren Moret said that when she was at Livermore Labs in the 1980s, she was told that the plan was to flip the US to communism and the Soviet Union to capitalism. I think UBI is the best way to...
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