Ph0enixRuss3ll t1_j1e2w0v wrote

Creating a black market that funds crime; you'd think we'd have learned after alcohol prohibition but here we are 100 years later making the same mistakes.

Decriminalize the drug market for safer recreational drugs and cheaper medicinal drugs. Hold people responsible for their actions; not their state of mind. "I was high/drunk" is no excuse for any crime.


Ph0enixRuss3ll t1_j0l3shp wrote

UBI will never happen for the same reason most people don't give money to beggars outside liquor stores. Why fund a self destructive person's destructive addiction?

That said, the most basic food and most basic shelter should be a right, not a privilege. Free public housing that checks in on people and gives them free opportunity for therapy and education is the compassionate future I want to see.

When everyone's basic needs are met is when people will have altruistic motivation rather than just surval mode trauma response to terrorism.