This is why you can't leave emergency handling to private enterprise
Or you get this kind of uber effect where you get surge pricing every time there's an emergency.
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noun: fuse; plural noun: fuses; noun: fuze; plural noun: fuzes
a length of material along which a small flame moves to explode a bomb or firework, meanwhile allowing time for those who light it to move to a safe distance.
"a bomb on a short fuse"
a device in a bomb that controls the timing of the explosion.
You benefit from education, healthcare, infrastructure, and the enforcement of rules and regulations designed for your comfort and protection. You also enjoy the protection of the police from crime and the protection of the armed forces. You benefit from the administration of licences and passports.
You benefit from the continued stability that all this provides. You wouldn't be able to enjoy making as much money as you do without a vast web of support.
Why shouldn't you pay for it? And if you happen to find yourself as one of the above average individuals that can contribute more because of the support you get, why shouldn't society claim back on its investment?
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