"A system that is less expensive than welfare and also less debasing to the poor, it seems to me, should not be objectionable to anybody but hardcore sadists."
Robert Anton Wilson
Objections to Guaranteed Livable Income
Given that millions of people die every year from poverty and poverty related problems & diseases...why is there no universal Guaranteed Livable Income? There are three general catagories of objections:
However the real reason there is not yet a guaranteed livable income is because many people are dependent on poverty continuing to keep their jobs, including the many, many people whose job it is to study poverty, not to end it.
updated Jan. 2008 by clhirondelle