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I argue that the system of meritocratic inheritance of technology coupled with economies of scale is a possible reason for income inequality, and I provide a philosophical justification for a universal basic income in the current system. Introduction The political discourse about income inequality and universal basic income (UBI) has revolved around the idea of [...]

Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 23:44 | 0 comments
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Some claim that the expiration of Bush Tax Cuts, only for the rich, is class warfare, and that it punishes the rich for working hard. The argument implicitly assumes that regardless of who you are, being smart and working hard helps you grow richer. I decided to put that claim to test because we have [...]

Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 12:42 | 2 comments
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