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  1. https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/21/national-guard-troops-vacate-capitol-461220
  2. Yes, working with and for financial institutions with various algorithms, forecast models, event driven logical chains and dependancies, processes etc. I make a decent living out of that now. I also remember times, where I had to live in a relative poverty, with one decent meal a day and some scraps on other occassions. Can you turn your talk and ideas into real money? A lot of ideas are not popular, but it's not always about popularity contest, but about effectiveness and how not to let society deteriorate to a breaking point, and while you do not want to admit, your values
  3. We survived, evolved and built civilization and we were driven for a majority of our existence by various survival tactics? Do you know when was the last recorded large 'starvation'/'hunger' event? When did the population started to boom? When you look regionally, what actions led to boom and were the actions to deal with various crisises devloped within the population of the region or outside of it?
  4. Funny, but I saw to that, as I was not a burden on my father and had to pay for it to him, while I let him live there so he can enjoy his retirement and only pays for amenities, lije electricity
  5. I have one, but it was inherited. I was buying apartments myself
  6. The key word is, "in cities", perhaps we should move to a less concentrated population model?
  7. While that part was meant to be just that-a bit of humor, there is a real issue with handouts overall. Which are helpful to people and improve society's evolution and sustainability and which make people helpless and lead to an eventual catastrophy.
  8. You are asking for a solution to be drafted ad hoc within minutes, clearly you can understand that whatever I would say, you could latch on and discredit with ease. Not going to entertain that. As for symptoms and causes, one can think in this context simiarly to chicken and egg question. Is the certainty, that they have a handouts cushion make people be more irresponsible as the most painful risk is mitigated, or certain people are simply irresponsible and with handouts we mitigate a worse social outcome of mass of children corpses laying on the streets?
  9. If I'd have an easy solution, then I'd get a noble prize. There is no easy and fast solution. One thing is sure, the more people rely on handouts and the longer they are, the harder it gets to get rid of underlying issues, as you will get generations knowing life on handouts as an intrinsic part of their life. This unfortunately will perpetuate and expand the problem. Once you keep people on handouts, if the population of such grows and a small percent gets activated economically, then you get more homeless, which in turn require even more resources to take care of, etc. At s
  10. One is the decison of their own actions. You are not responsible for what they bring on themselves. The other one is result of your arbitrary action. You are smart enough to know the difference and not put both in the same class, even as the outcome is in both cases death.
  11. Now you are exaggerating. That's assisted genocide. Stop helping people to make irresponsible decisions. Eventually people will learn not to make irresponsible decisions if there is a high risk of high personal cost and loss. Btw, conflict for life sustaining resources will be more ugly than allowing some people to feel consequences of bad decisions now. That's where you will get to genocide level actions
  12. And at the same time, people call for change in life style, because there are too many people. At which point you will come to a breaking point, where there is simply not enough resources to cover those rights? Will you whip others to provide for you the sustinance or care? Being responsible helps long term more than any top-down program
  13. Hmm, are those children from full households? Why decide on having children, if you have problems keeping yourself afloat? Perhaps look at a source, not at the outcome. Handouts lead to irresponsibility.
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