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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    I think you’ve got the wrong thread in mind. :P We’re still completely on topic here, since the OP is about economic/government welfare systems.[/QUOTE]

    :) No,.. right thread (yours), comment was...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    I believe we are in the beginning of that "war" right now, Rahkyt ;). Certainly we, as the human race must grow & evolve. That will no doubt come at a price.
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    Thank you turiya - that was the word I was looking for; commune-ism :) :happythumbsup:

    All I'm saying is, we can do better.

    I firmly believe, that within the next decade, this planet - &...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    I'm not just referring to "the poor" in the US; more than half the planet's population "doesn't have a pot to pee in" ... .

    As for the two extremes to avoid, I've already said it: uber rich vs...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    LOL I'll change it to an open question ;) - I don't have the answers either :). But I'm not suggesting no-one works, or AI or robots-for-everything being allowed to take over & eventually wiping us...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    So, what's the solution(s)?
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    Oops I added to my post above - "communities" - sorry. Yes, I do get where you're coming from. I'm tending to think more along the lines of where the planet is heading into the future technologically...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    Yes, as in communism, which is what you are describing, and which has been tried many times and failed just as many.

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    Err no, communism is not what I was getting at... please scroll up...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    Your thread kinda reminded me of the "perfect Utopia" portrayed in earlier TREK, but also aspects of the movie ELYSIUM (except everyone would have it "good") :). Showing my love of ancient sci-fi...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    A major re-education would be needed.

    Perhaps the experiment is not working because it's still surrounded (trapped?) by the existing/traditional "economic system"/paradigm?

    I could imagine it...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    I think you just explained how the characters in STAR TREK "earned their living" Omni :) (folks have been trying to figure that one out since the show was conceived. The "What" was very idealistic &...
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