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How would you feel if every human was given unconditional income?

As humans I believe we should all have the basic necessities of life provided to us free of charge. These rights belong to every living being on the planet. Now I know there are some possibilities....(like given the money people will just blow it all anyways), this is besides the point though.

Please watch this video
http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/basic_income_a_new_human_right/

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    Nov 1 2013: by whom? because as of it is right now, if we implement such a system, such a handout would be financed by me. so thanks, but no, thanks.
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      Nov 1 2013: “If there is a void in your life then you will never fill it with cash!”
      “What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?”
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        Nov 1 2013: that would your excuse for taking my stuff? i chose a void in my life any day over being a thief.
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          Nov 1 2013: taking your....."stuff"? thievery? wow...slow down there fella. Do not worry, when they put your body in the casket...we will make sure they put all of your "stuff" in there too.
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          Nov 1 2013: You justify and agree on market manipulation and price-fixing agreements against the interest of consumers, so your understanding of thievery is pretty narrow and self-centered anyway.
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        Nov 1 2013: i don't see how is that an argument, but i can assure you, you are not touching my stuff even when i'm dead. for those becomes the property of whoever i name in my will.
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          Nov 1 2013: you sound like my two year old. He is going through the "that's mine" phase. lol
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        Nov 1 2013: i don't know what kind of community you live in, but i certainly don't want to go there if the concept of private property exists only in childhood.

        but in fact it is just false on all levels. children don't respect the concept of property, nor animals. it is a concept that we have to learn as we grow up. some learns. some don't.
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          Nov 1 2013: i see where you are coming from ..i do. You have worked hard for your stuff and why should you just give it all back? The thing is people are tired of your system. If you can watch this video and still tell me that what you are saying is just and fair.......then we dont want to live in your community

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slTF_XXoKAQ
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          Nov 1 2013: and what i mean by we....are the workers who build your houses, and buildings, cook your food, take out your trash, mow your lawns, carry your groceries, babysit your children, fix your appliances, install your cable, design your inventions.....etc etc etc
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          Nov 1 2013: 'It is a concept that we have to learn as we grow up'

          Why? Says who? A natural law or something? Or just a concept and therefore questionable?

          It is the access to things, not the possession of things which makes life comfortable.

          Did you work for the sun to shine on you? No! Do you posses it? No! So why don't you live in the shade?
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        Nov 1 2013: i'm a worker too. i make software. some people hire me (our company) to create software for them. i hire people to bake bread for me. this is called the division of labor.

        how would that make my stuff not my stuff? taking what is not yours is theft. you can twist words all day long, but it won't change the act one bit.
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          Nov 1 2013: First off, i never said we were going to take your stuff. Keep all of your flaming shit....nobody cares.

          This is how I feel about people like you:
          Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment. --Mark Twain

          What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough. --Bertolt Brecht

          Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. --Thoreau

          "Those who own much have much to fear." Tagore

          You give and you give some more, never stop giving until the day you die.
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          Nov 3 2013: Wait, there will come a day we will not "need" software. What will Krisztian do next? I'd like to be the first to call you a lazy mental case unable to get a "job". I'd offer you a job but you would turn it down because it would be scrubbing my shoes for a dime a piece. I only have 3 pairs of shoes by the way. You would ask to scrub my mirrors in my home. I tell you Connie does that. You would go through many of your virtues you may posses and find there is absolutely no interest or demand for any of them. You "grow". You would hear about a field that is hiring for a short moment and by the time you apply/qualify the field is flooded with applications to choose from. You actually lost money to become qualified. What you do know can't get you money!

          Now, how do you feel? Can you even relate to what I am saying?
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        Nov 1 2013: i asked where do you want to get the money for it. you won't particularly busy giving some ideas. no surprise there, such recommendations are always followed by confiscation plans. it is nothing but envy in disguise. combined with a very lazy sense of ethics, in which helping the poor with money robbed from others is a nice thing.

        and before we sink to deep in this "i pity you, selfish rich man" sentiment, i must warn you that i probably earn less than you, and probably donate more than you.
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          Nov 1 2013: I never took you for a rich man. But the "my stuff" thing sort of through me off. If I have something and you need it more than i do....take it. Thats how we do things in my circles. It always comes back to you. Honestly, I get more things in my life by giving it all away! Does that make any sense?
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        Nov 1 2013: if you don't care about stuff, i can give you my bank account, and you could transfer, lemme see, how about a thousand dollars?
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          Nov 1 2013: ha! i dont even have a 1000 dollars! All my money is already given to everyone else. You can wait....but its a long line.
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        Nov 1 2013: so you say if you had it, you would give it to me? i call bullshit on this one
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          Nov 1 2013: Why is that so hard to believe?
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          Nov 1 2013: Yea you're right. From the conversation I had with you about all of your stuff........I doubt my thousand would barely even touch those things. Seems like you're trying to dig out now?
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        Nov 1 2013: for at least 5 reasons
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          Nov 2 2013: Anyways....heres My idea. first let me ask you this....how Much money could you possibly consume in a week? Its called Moneyshare. money is shared by members only. monthlY you are given a "fee" you must meet this small fee charge to make money. Your only job is to get people to join you. By the end of the cycle, once every human is a member, its all gonna be one big pot. Sort of like insurance, but without the accident. Thoughts?
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        Nov 2 2013: the question is still the same: who pays all that? if you find anyone to finance it willingly, go ahead.

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