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Not everyone needs to have a job.

I have been thinking a lot about the  Swiss Unconditional Income  idea and this post is a dump of my thoughts on the subject, hopefully when all put together will make a cohesive overview of where I stand. In the world we live in, having a job is one of the most important things you should do if you wish to sustain yourself alive, this is emphasized with  every   politician  talking about job creation as the solution to every problem. Why are pipelines in BC a good idea? J obs . Why are the oil sands good for Canada? Jobs . How do you encourage growth in the USA?  Jobs . Why do rich people get tax breaks, because they create Jobs  (well that's the excuse anyway). The question is, is this really true? How do we define a job? I define it (for the purpose of this post at least) as the way you generate money to buy the necessities (and possibly more) of life. So we (most of us) don't have a choice, we either work or we don't have a roof over our heads, food, not to mention