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Rhona Pavis

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It may grossly elevate the well-being of all members of our society to separate money income from "work." I wonder how we can do that.

There is much poverty, fear and anguish related to the work-for-money system we now have. People may be more productive of valuable goods and services, if they were freed to produce services and goods that are inspired by things other than money needed for survival. Seems worth a try.

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  • Jan 29 2013: So are you saying that people should NOT be required to provide enough useful goods and/or services to provide for their own needs? If no one is required to provide for themselves then who is going to do it for them? If you are able to find some space alien or otherwise improbable donors somewhere should those donors be voluntary or forced? If voluntary then you are asking that people live off of charity. If forced you are asking them to be slavers. Doesn't sound practical either way.
    • Jan 30 2013: Robots, perhaps.
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        Feb 12 2013: .
        Hi Rhona,

        Not need robots!
        Please see my Jan 27 2013 comment herein below.
        • Feb 12 2013: I did see your January 27, 2013 post. I see you are very analytical. I cannot remember thinking about preserving my DNA while seeking or experiencing happiness. In ways people are similar and different. Perhaps you are motivated by DNA preservation and I am motivated by elevating my feelings of happiness in the current time periods of my wonderful life. Thank you for your inputs to this conversation. Happy Today.
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      Feb 12 2013: .
      Hi Robert,

      People will voluntarily provide for themselves!
      Please see my Jan 27 2013 comment herein below.

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