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UBI

Project Syndicate – Why Universal Basic Income Is a Bad Idea UBI is not a systemic solution, and it can be an effective part of a transition strategy. What is happening now is unlike anything that has ever happened before. … Continue reading

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Quora – humans as machines

Quora – Is it fair to say that humans are nothing more than extremely complex machines? It very much depends what you mean by machine. It seems beyond any shadow of reasonable doubt that we are complex entities made of … Continue reading

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Basic Income

href=”https://www.facebook.com/groups/Thefoundationoflogic/permalink/1026890874183247/?comment_id=1028067397398928″>Foundations of Logic – Basic Income BI/UBI (Universal BI) First, a BI is a matter of social justice. The wealth and income of all of us has far more to do with the efforts and achievements of our collective forebears … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic group – markets and risk

A link from Foundations of Logic Group – NEWS Deadly Incurable Illness Spreading Across The Globe Infecting Nearly A Million People Just one more of the many examples where market incentives are directly at variance with human survival. It is … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Turchin – Capitalism kills cooperation

Evonomics – Peter Turchin – Does Capitalism Kill Cooperation? The thesis: “Competition between groups (up to whole societies) fosters within-group cooperation. Competition within groups (between their members) destroys cooperation.” while true, actually hides more than it clarifies. What is actually … Continue reading

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UBI (Universal Basic Income) Continued from last month

Continuing the UBI conversation from last month Hi Dirk, I do not understand how you get to “markets are incorruptible because there are no subjective influences in the functioning”. Culture – at any and every level is a subjective influence. … Continue reading

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Minimum wage and UBI

In Foundations of logic Group – 5 Reasons Raising the Minimum Wage Is Bad Public Policy I’m all for eliminating minimum wage laws, but only after there is a genuine livable universal basic income that is there for everyone, every … Continue reading

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