CDZ Zuckerberg Calls for a Universal Basic Income

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    You should probably sober up.
     
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    Frankly, I don't care WHERE you make your money.

    You try to paint yourself, and your ilk, as poor little victims, so abused and misused. That way, you don't have to face the cold reality of your own ineptitude.
     
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    Not interested in your right wing cult memes than I am left wing memes. Heard them all decades ago, and nothing new about them. Snivel to your buddies about them.

    If most jobs get automated, then some method will be necessary to allow people to make discretionary choices and have some input into what is made and how much, it's that simple. Whether some twit wants to run around trying to bullshit everybody into believing he's 'super productive n stuff' and 'everybody else is lazy and deserves to die n stuff' they can go play in the flame zone or something. You can all wet yourselves there to your lil hearts content. Try the Free Republic board; that's all the dorks there do 24/7.
     
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    Well, I guess we can see how interested you are in intelligent discussion.

    I feel really bad that you are so badly abused by the MAN -

    Let me see if we can figure how just how you plan to create this dystopian society. Everybody gets a basic income, whether they contribute to society or not. Where does this magical funding come from? Well - from those who produce, of course! So, tell us - what is the incentive to produce? Getting paid for our work, right? But, if you're going to take my money, why would I want to work? Why don't I just sit around and do nothing, kinda like you're doing?

    Let's combine your proposal of a UBI with your demands for an increase in minimum wage. Today, a UBI equal to the poverty level might be acceptable. Tomorrow - not so much. Just like minimum wage, you have not increased your production in order to fund the wage increase. You simply want a bigger piece of somebody else's pie.

    Then, God forbid --- there is an income disparity. Why should you have to survive on UBI, while those rich bastards working long hours and producing wealth, get all the money? Let's take more!

    Face it .... UBI is simply a step to a socialist economy - and not a very disguised step at that.

    You just want what somebody else has got - and you're not willing to work for it.

    As for all those poor little "victims" who lose their jobs to automation - get another job. Figure out another way to create wealth. Quit whining about "poor little me" and get your ass to work.
     
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    Oh wah wah wah cry us all a river over your fantasy economics and BS, all of which is nonsense. You wouldn't be around today if it weren't for what dumbass right wingers like to keep calling 'socialist policies', so go find some illiterates to peddle those ridiculous propaganda 'talking points' to.
     
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    Money represents a unit of work reward.
     
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    lol, what the FUCK are you talking about? I'm doing no such thing. Get ahold of yourself, jesus christ.
     
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    Not until Artificial Intelligence is at the level of replacing most things creative and right brained, then I'd be fucked. I build websites and do video production for companies on a freelance basis.
     
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    It is difficult to argue with someone who makes up there own 'facts'.
     
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