You have that a little wrong. God *can* (in principle) be proven. If the sky breaks open, choirs of angels break forth, a 10km-long arm reaches down from the skies and an 8km golden-haired, bearded face looks down upon humanity and utters words of unshakable truth...then God is proven.
Then again, that could just be very powerful aliens playing a practical joke on Earth. You know, sufficiently advanced technology and all.
Do you keep full insurance on a 20-year-old Buick? Especially insurance that covers every mechanical and electrical system in the car?
If a 20 year old Buick were dying on you, would you take it to the closest mechanic you could find as soon as humanly possible and not ask the price of fixing it or even if there was a realistic chance of fixing it? No, but that's because a 20 year old Buick going kaput isn't the end of the world. A 40 year old body going kaput very much is the end of someone's world.
No, that's the whole idea behind Obamacare. The idea behind insurance is that it is a personal choice to have it or not. Now it's just a tax that unfairly impacts young healthy people.
Young people get sick. Young people get injured. Young people do not have enough assets to pay for any kind of hospital bills. It can easily cost thousands of dollars just to get diagnosed with something, even if it ends up being a relatively minor thing. Do you know a lot of 20 somethings that can absorb that kind of hospital bill?
Then again, I'd much prefer single payer, because I'm not fucking insane.
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