RE: Guaranteed income (was capitalist religion)

From: Lee Corbin (
Date: Sun Jul 22 2001 - 19:30:11 MDT

Samantha writes

> Spike Jones wrote:
>> Those who had public education are welcome to counterexample,
>> but my notion is that public schools encourage joining the ranks
>> of the corporation, the joys of a 9 to 5 etc, but do not really help in
>> giving one the skills and values of an entrepreneur or an innovator.
>> The private schools do this better.
> Dunno. I mainly sat in the back and read science fiction. :-)
> Now and then I would look up long enough to see what they were
> working on if it was a class like math.... Then I would go
> back to my book. I would take the tests and generally ace them
> when I cared about the subject but almost never did homework.

Samantha, you are quite brilliant. But a number of times you have
seemed to react to a general statement about people, like Spikes,
as if everyone were like you. For example, some of your intuitions
about how a guaranteed minimal income would work appear to be based
on how you would react to it.


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