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Universal basic income is a great idea, which is also why it won't happen

Christian Berger Silver badge

"Basically, comes down to a government / state controlling everything you do - and the gradual erosion of personal choices and liberties as they're seen to be at a higher cost, etc."

Which is exactly what's happening in countries with a "free market". A "free market" usually leads to less competition as competitors will simply cooperate or merge to get around competition.

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