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Old 07-25-2019, 11:04 PM
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No. Why would you think that would be desirable?
Because people doing the essential work of a society should get enough to live on out of it.

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(I want a formal apology for the length of that sentence.)
Nope.

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Ok. So you see why it’s not desirable.
I see why it doesn't work under the current setup. That doesn't mean it's not desirable.

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Why are you asking me this?
Because you said "People own their own labor and can sell it as they see fit. If it was not a living wage, wouldn’t they go elsewhere, thus limiting supply and driving up price?"

That only works (even all other issues about "going elsewhere" aside) if they can go elsewhere and get a living wage job. If there aren't enough such to go around, then it doesn't work that way. The economy as currently constructed only works if there aren't enough such jobs to go around, as you just acknowledged.