Damien Broderick wrote:
> In a sense, but, pre-nanotech, the notion is that the GI would be marginal,
> just enough to scrape by on. The incentive to earn more will remain
> unchanged; only the soul-destroying scrounging for bare necessities will be
This will be true for some. Others will spend it on, or trade it for,
whatever is foremost in their mind. Lotto tickets, porn, liquor ("People
throw away food. I never find liquor in a dumpster"), etc.
Even a GI (/NIT) will not stop people with limited foresight from acting
as if they had limited foresight.
This is a tough "brother's keeper" problem.
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