"But my friends need to contact me on faecesbook" - Get some better friends.
I can't get better friends, I don't have any mod points!
So the various government agencies will continue to expand and spend even more money on housing, food, medical care, etc. The UBI won't even make a dent in entitlement budgets. Instead, it will become "free money" to be squandered on a thousand other things besides basic human needs.
All we have to do is draw a hard line. "That's what we offer, it's plenty, deal with it." People will adjust, share, do the same things they are doing now....
Ask the people in East Germany
Straw man. No alternative was specified so you picked a supposedly plausible one, which you could handily excoriate. I doubt the user wanted to extol the virtues of mercantilism, but you didn't give them the chance.
You're deliberately pretending that history didn't happen so you can insist that having other people provide for you
Ad hominem. My least favorite thing about arguing in general is being assigned to a common and storied stance. My positions might have nuances y'know?
We've never seen pure capitalism. United Steel was enriched by high tariffs. The US was largely built on slavery. It's arguable that syndicalism was thriving in Catalonia for the short period before it got squashed. I think that pure capitalism would be a plague.