Jack Saturday

Saturday, September 09, 2006

Anti-Job, Pro-Freedom Quotes Of The Week 89, 90

Surely the time has finally come to seriously consider a
guaranteed income, financed by the money now in innumerable
other programs. It is time to simply recognize that to be a
Canadian should mean to be free of the fear that inadequate
food, shelter, clothing, recreation and basic necessities
of life cannot but impart.

Poverty is rarely, if ever, a choice. Tolerating its worst
consequences in a society awash in surpluses federally,
provincially and in the private sector is an abomination.
Welfare study shows need for guaranteed income
Sep. 2, 2006. 01:00 AM
Hugh Segal


A system which does not hold basic living necessities hostage pending proof of your usefulness to society, but rather supplies a workstation to all and lets each individual seek excellence (or not), will come out ahead in the innovation and creativity department. There are lots of ways to meter a product's usefulness to others, and even to reward its authors accordingly, but without forcing us into earning a living behaviors.
Kirby Urner,
in the
R. Buckminster Fuller FAQ


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