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I am strongly in favor of experimenting with UBI as a key component of a replacement for the insane ill-delivered and randomly managed bags of social services now provided to homeless and/or helpless for whatever reason people.

Some people are such a mess that they need to be warehoused. One notch up are people who are troubled but often have a better idea of what resources would be most cost-effective for themselves than do legislators providing benefits or administrators making their best guess based on averages over large classes of people and etc. UBI coupled with a social worker coach might be extremely useful. In that instance we also need to think through how to resolve problems of migrations overwhelming spots that re easiest living on UBI.

At some point of automation and advances I can imagine UBI might be usefully provided to everybody to simplify social services and put a basic floor under the incompetent and lazy and lost all together. But that is too far off and airy fairy for me to comprehend yet.

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