CHAPTER 23

Remaining Questions

If governments do nothing to address the postulate that a universal basic income (UBI) will eventually be introduced, and it will be too late to do anything about it, how does the process move from what exists today to where it is postulated that democracy will not survive?

On the one hand, it is possible to envisage a status quo where nothing much will change, except where the rules governing what is understood as democracy will just change to give more of a semblance of democratic process, and yet not allow the one person one vote to destroy the rise of ever-increasing welfare payments.

Otherwise, humans might have an epiphany and decide that, for their own survival, they would just go along with the flow, as ...

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