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Universal Basic Income, Rethinking How Society Works (Original Post) mother earth Feb 2015 OP
K&R Newest Reality Feb 2015 #1
It's so simple! yallerdawg Feb 2015 #2
Yeah! Let's Abolish Wage Slavery! panfluteman Feb 2015 #3
it's funny how the *idea of work* twists our society nashville_brook Feb 2015 #4
Excellent! DeSwiss Feb 2015 #5


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3. Yeah! Let's Abolish Wage Slavery!
Fri Feb 27, 2015, 11:31 AM
Feb 2015

I'm all for this. I agree wholeheartedly that it would free creative and inventive people up to make amazing contributions to society who otherwise wouldn't have the necessary time and resources to follow their higher calling for humanity. If Lincoln freed the slaves in 1863, then maybe we can free the wage slaves of today.


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4. it's funny how the *idea of work* twists our society
Fri Feb 27, 2015, 01:18 PM
Feb 2015

for example, do we assume that's it's human nature to want to work, or do we assume it's human nature to avoid work. those who assume it's human nature to AVOID work are going to be predisposed to conservative measures that punish the inability to work (like SSRI). like it's a moral failing that people cannot work.

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