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Comment Re: Machines replacing bank tellers? (Score 1) 269

it was tried back in the 70s in Canada and was a success

No, that's invalid, because it was only a small scale experiment. The problem with that is that you use external money to fund the program. In a full scale version, the money needs to be generated by the people that receive it. That means that every person that gets a job and makes extra money on top of their UBI, needs to contribute a portion of their income towards the UBI program, which makes it much less attractive to get a job.

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