CHAPTER 13

What People Do Without Jobs

While it might appear like Utopia to not have to work and yet be paid, assuming always that the system can afford it, the immediate question becomes, what will people do with their unlimited free time? The questions around the subject becomes endless.

Would, in fact, a universal basic income (UBI) remove all incentive to do any work and why would people want to study? A permissible or shadow economy might bring some incentive to still work, but this circumvents the UBI concept and further differentiates between those on limited income (UBI) and those still able to earn on top of it. If there is no incentive to study or work, it must be asked who would be the people designing and running these machines and ...

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