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Simple example, let's define a set of things, which are part of a certain lifestyle, a certain amount of food for everybody, cloths, flat, and that the people earn exactly enough money to pay for this. Already with this items a middle class family buying exact the same products, only more, e.g. 4 T-shirts instead of 2, the family will pay a higher percentage of income taxes than the couple. How do you define same lifestyle, if you assume that you can have the same lifestyle with the same income with more people? If I have to share my food with two children I don't have the lifestyle I have, when I don't have to share it.

Fine, lets get rid of the state. I want subsidies, but more important I want justice. And this is something I really want for everybody. I know that indeed today the majority of conservatives does not want to give the right of economic unification to gays, but I think this will change with time and it proves a lack of understanding, that this is not a subsidy. No of this 'models' fall apart, if you use it for any group of people who want to belong together and take responsibilty for each other. You could even take an order as an example, where this works.

Der Amerikaner ist die Orchidee unter den Menschen
Volker Pispers

by Martin (weiser.mensch(at)googlemail.com) on Sat Feb 23rd, 2008 at 03:28:20 PM EST
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