[ExI] perspective on covid

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Sun Mar 8 00:55:17 UTC 2020



> On Behalf Of William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat
Subject: Re: [ExI] perspective on covid


 I don’t know when the people decided that government was responsible for everything.  When did that happen?  Do we really need (or want) the government holding our hand from cradle to grave?




I think all those laws passed under FDR made dependents of all of us.  Would you get rid of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and the rest?   bill w


Those programs are a good lesson in not allowing the Federal government keep taking on more stuff.  It isn’t paying for what it is already trying to do.  In the easily-foreseeable future, Social Security, Medicare etc will transition to pay-as-you-go.  Just before that happens, most will see it coming.  No one will want to work in government.  Everything will be different.


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