What’s possible when money is not involved

A main premise for building Copiosis:  Eliminate money as a constraining resource, and humanity will make things happen more rapidly, more innovatively.  Those things humanity makes will benefit far more people than goods money pays for today, thereby making humanity far more prosperous than it is today. For those who think this is idiocy, I offer two potent examples: … Continue reading What’s possible when money is not involved

Why socioeconomic problems are both burden and solution

"The soil, it appears, is suited to the seed, for it has sent its reticle downward, and it may now send its shoot upward also with confidence. Why has man rooted himself thus firmly in the earth, but that he may rise in the same proportion into the heavens above? For the nobler plants are … Continue reading Why socioeconomic problems are both burden and solution

People don’t work if they get things for free

People won't work if they get things for free. It's a common conservative response to safety net programs, and subsidies to individuals - anything they consider a "handout" or entitlement (interestingly though, corporations receiving such benefits are ok, but that's another story). We don't blame conservatives for their concerns. Their world view, to them, is … Continue reading People don’t work if they get things for free