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Forum: Chatter Today, 14:32
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Posted By EELover
peck o'pickled peppers

peck o'pickled peppers
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:17
Replies: 25
Views: 793
Posted By EELover
No. Did Psychology (hated it by the end), ended...

No. Did Psychology (hated it by the end), ended up in a hedge fund (liked it so did a Maths BSc and MSc through Open University and taught myself to program while working).
Forum: Chatter Yesterday, 20:15
Replies: 8,850
Views: 128,377
Posted By EELover
marks

marks
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:50
Replies: 5,427
Views: 330,216
Posted By EELover
Random itches your body has for no reason, they...

Random itches your body has for no reason, they happen but I fail to see any biological purpose to them since the natural response is to scratch and damage the skin of the area where the itch has...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:38
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
The current system functions even with this...

The current system functions even with this happening, it's not something that will stop It working. This moaning happens even in countries where there is virtually no welfare state. People moan...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:15
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
In what way are their taxes going to the rich?...

In what way are their taxes going to the rich? Their taxes don't even cover what would be going to them. The taxes collected from the rich have to top this up. None of the money collected from the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:06
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
Think about that for a second and you realise...

Think about that for a second and you realise it's nonsense, tax will be collected from everyone put into a central fund and then redistributed. The money coming from the poor will not cover what...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:00
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
The problem I see with that is that in human...

The problem I see with that is that in human behaviour greed (or consumerism as an economist would put it) is a much more powerful driver of behaviour than laziness. People always want more than what...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 14:53
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
You can't make an unsubstantiated statement like...

You can't make an unsubstantiated statement like that and expect to be taken seriously, tell us why you think that.

IMO a benefit that everyone receives is fairer than one that only some people...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:40
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
no you're putting words into my mouth , I am...

no you're putting words into my mouth , I am advocating the system since it eliminates many problems with the current system ( such as the unfairness of people getting extra money for doing no work...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:17
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
yes and They meet the conditions are able to keep...

yes and They meet the conditions are able to keep the benefits coming indefinitely by doing that. They just see the conditions as a couple of minor hurdles they have to overcome in order to get their...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:20
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
we don't accept it but we do allow it . I...

we don't accept it but we do allow it . I personally know of six people who do zero work have nothing wrong with them and purely live off the state. yes they are vilified in the press but they are...
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 20:34
Replies: 34
Views: 1,104
Posted By EELover
If I remember correctly it's because maps are a...

If I remember correctly it's because maps are a representation of a curved surface mapped onto a flat one. Depending on how close countries are to the Equator/Poles their sizes get distorted to...
Forum: Chatter 31-08-2015, 19:49
Replies: 8,850
Views: 128,377
Posted By EELover
pork.

pork.
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 19:24
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
But... it does already, the current system does...

But... it does already, the current system does exactly that
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 19:11
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
See that blog post I I posted earlier, the guy...

See that blog post I I posted earlier, the guy who wrote it has some good ideas about reforming the tax system, from memory it was only personal tax and not corporation tax but we have to start...
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 19:03
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
That is true, to be honest I have found that all...

That is true, to be honest I have found that all criticisms given so far to this system all although valid equally applies to our current system.
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 19:01
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
Also if you didn't need to do it full time to...

Also if you didn't need to do it full time to make ends meet, I would be much happier doing a job I hate three days a week compared to five.
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 18:57
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
As I said earlier that is the million-dollar...

As I said earlier that is the million-dollar question, if you were implemented you have to make sure the income level meant a crappy enough life that most people chose to work. It was mentioned...
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 18:46
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
I can only speak personally but I honestly...

I can only speak personally but I honestly wouldn't care, if they are living in near poverty playing computer games while I am not because I choose to work then more fool them. Especially when any...
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 18:41
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
Is the welfare state remained intact then...

Is the welfare state remained intact then probably, if it were scrapped in favour of this then I doubt it. It almost certainly would bring housing down to an affordable level, since the social...
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 18:38
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
If anything they got you also got then why would...

If anything they got you also got then why would you resent it? So they choose not to work, you do. You can feel safe in the knowledge any work you do improves your standard of living over theirs,...
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 18:28
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
If they never received any more help than you...

If they never received any more help than you yourself get would you care? That is anything they receive you would also get too.
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 18:27
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
That's really a matter of perspective, you could...

That's really a matter of perspective, you could see that way. On the other hand if the welfare state was scrapped in favour of this income everyone would get the same benefits.

Therefore no-one is...
Forum: General Discussion 31-08-2015, 17:28
Replies: 93
Views: 2,150
Posted By EELover
That's what we have now too, IMO citizen's wage...

That's what we have now too, IMO citizen's wage encourages the opposite since there is not a loss n income for taking on work (unlike the current system) that's an incentive to do any work since it...
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