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Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Please don't. My entire point was that doing any...

Please don't. My entire point was that doing any sort of "math" in this context involves making a large number of assumptions, all of which are open to bias.



Both taken from...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
I mean, the basic income would hypothetically be...

I mean, the basic income would hypothetically be given only to US citizens, so if anything that would only be an incentive for illegal immigrants to obtain legal status.
Forum: Hardcore 07-22-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 512
Posted By GodofCheesecake
That has definitely not been my experience. So...

That has definitely not been my experience.

So does your personal experience. It's the equivalent of anecdotal evidence. Various factors such as your location and the people you hang out with tend...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By GodofCheesecake
This. If you're struggling with sections that...

This.

If you're struggling with sections that are too fast for you to play cleanly, the only way to learn to play them cleanly is by learning them at a speed at which you can play cleanly, and then...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
I don't understand why you're insisting there's a...

I don't understand why you're insisting there's a contradiction.

The Census Bureau estimates that the total welfare spending is four times the amount needed to lift all Americans currently living...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
I guess I just assumed it wasn't necessary to...

I guess I just assumed it wasn't necessary to state that the idea wasn't to give a basic income to children or people in prison.
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Your general strategy when responding to a post...

Your general strategy when responding to a post thus far has been to pore through it for a single detail and zero in on that, specifically, ignoring the rest of the post so that you can make an...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
You're the only one here who's preventing that...

You're the only one here who's preventing that from happening and I'm pretty sure you're doing it intentionally so I'm probably just going to stop responding to you.
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
...

Sigh.


http://reason.com/archives/2013/11/26/scrap-the-welfare-state-give-people-free

http://www.fljs.org/sites/www.fljs.org/files/publications/Murray.pdf

And that's ignoring the "you're...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Complex and simple are relative terms. I'm...

Complex and simple are relative terms. I'm proposing that basic income would be simpler than the welfare system. This does not make it "simple." You're narrowing your focus to a very tiny aspect of a...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Yeah like there are no variables whatsoever.

Yeah like there are no variables whatsoever.
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Once again, $10,000 is just a reference number...

Once again, $10,000 is just a reference number for discussion purposes, not a literal proposal.

In addition:...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
My intended point with my last response was that...

My intended point with my last response was that you and I could do the math, as well as about 20 other people, and we'd likely all end up with different figures. It's not simple math with something...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
How would a system that makes universal payments...

How would a system that makes universal payments be more complicated than a system which makes payments based upon case-by-case determinations, with additional monitoring after the payment has been...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Look man, nobody's saying this is a perfect...

Look man, nobody's saying this is a perfect solution that will solve all of mankind's problems and lead to a perfect utopian society. You said it yourself that no system is perfect and every system...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
From the exact same place the funding for our...

From the exact same place the funding for our current complex, outdated, loophole-heavy, expensive, and fraudulent welfare system comes from.
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
What happens when any of those things occur today...

What happens when any of those things occur today under our current system? You're not poking holes in basic income theory, you're just pointing out things that happen as a result of human nature,...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Both of these problems exist independently. Theft...

Both of these problems exist independently. Theft should be dealt with by authorities and people who are mentally ill or dependent upon substances should be treated at hospitals. Neither of those has...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
So a person's worth is defined by the materials...

So a person's worth is defined by the materials and services they can produce? What happens to this ideology when 80% of jobs have been automated?
I think the quote I put in the original post...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
lol dude that's such hyperbolic...

lol dude that's such hyperbolic rhetoric

http://www.reddit.com/r/BasicIncome/wiki/studies

Well, for one, that system in its current incarnation doesn't really work that great, is chock full of...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
From what I've read opinion is somewhat divided...

From what I've read opinion is somewhat divided on the subject of inflation, and I'm not that knowledgeable about economics either, but I believe most experts on the subject think that as long as the...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
And yet plenty of people don't really have any...

And yet plenty of people don't really have any other option. I don't think anyone can argue that there aren't a ton of flaws with the current system, at least in the US.

The whole idea is that...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,415
Posted By GodofCheesecake
What are your thoughts about basic income?

The general idea behind basic income is that the government provide each of its citizens with an unconditional, guaranteed base level of income- an amount that would cover the minimum needs for a...
Forum: The Pit 07-16-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 749
Posted By GodofCheesecake
I don't believe this will "cure"...

I don't believe this will "cure" pedophilia (or even really treat it), but I also don't believe it's immoral to have sex with an inanimate object.
Forum: The Pit 06-02-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 20,151
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Oh.

Oh.
Forum: The Pit 06-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 20,151
Posted By GodofCheesecake
...

http://feministing.com/2014/05/30/an-open-letter-to-privileged-people-who-play-devils-advocate/
Forum: The Pit 05-31-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5,610
Views: 611,142
Posted By GodofCheesecake
The first email from David was kind of funny in...

The first email from David was kind of funny in that it was cleverly worded. The rest of them were just needlessly antagonistic.

David is a dick.
Forum: The Pit 05-29-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,188
Posted By GodofCheesecake
Are all of you still going through puberty or...

Are all of you still going through puberty or something?
Forum: The Pit 05-29-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 110,116
Posted By GodofCheesecake
That dude is probably a serial killer.

That dude is probably a serial killer.
Forum: The Pit 05-29-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,781
Posted By GodofCheesecake
How many ways do we need to make ourselves feel...

How many ways do we need to make ourselves feel superior to other people

I mean really
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