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Re: Workers Paradise. /Political rant.

[email protected] wrote:

> A social safety net is simply a form of health and life > insurance.

And a really neat-o form it is, too!  All it takes is an armed force
to coerce the unwilling into paying the premiums of those who don't
pay their own.

> Statistical arbitrage if you will. By spreading the risk you 
> minimize the cost.

Yea right.

> Yes, some people will take advantage of the system. But like a 
> virus, a robust system should be able to withstand this form of
> attack.

Sure; it's heavily armed, after all.  Just gather up some more

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