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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    1) I should differentiate between fear and angst. There’s fear that arises because of a real threat and is always felt physically, too. A healthy alarm system. And there’s angst. Chronic, latent and...
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    Not everyone is lazy. It is a personality attribute not a monetary demographic.[/QUOTE]

    Yes. We should ALL work to give EVERYONE the option of living ... self-determined and free of existential...
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    The point is individual initiative and voluntariness. The monk himself decided on his task and challenge as well as on his means. The crowds at morning rush hour in the subway don’t. Or do they? As...
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    Ah, by and by I start to understand where you (and most UBI critics) are coming from. I had always assumed that UBI would just be a temporary solution, as long as the current money system is up and...
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    All that is part of a good life, :) physical labor is way underrated and too little appreciated. Anyway, I see this is already changing. The essential thing with Basic Income and work is...
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    Re: Finland abandons "free money" experiment

    Discussing Basic Income isolated from all other aspects of modern life leads nowhere. It will never work within the current (and past) dominating structures and mindset of most people. But it has to...
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    Universal basic income seen as a regular payment by a government to every citizen: that will never work. It sounds like charity and would make whole populations susceptible to blackmail. No...
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