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White men are people too
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I doubt very much that printing money "always" works. There are problems with it actually, apart from the fact that the inflation it leads to is itself a "hidden tax".
White men are people too
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Forcing people to pay tax in country currency also forces people to be solvent in said currency. If they no longer have to be solvent in this currency they are much more likely to...
White men are people too
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abandon it to some extent. For example they may increasingly use some cryptocurrency where money printing is out of the question. In addition to this, relying only on money printing..
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will put a strain on the currency (inflation), and they will abandon it to an even higher degree.
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It _Always_ works.
when they print more than reasonable
the inflation inevitably destroys the power of the government.
problem solved.
White men are people too
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If getting rid of the state is your goal, then I don't see why not go directly for the state, say it needs to be smaller or removed completely or whatever it is you want.
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States never surrender power over their own people.
The Magna Carta is often held up as an example but
people ignore the violence involved in that.
Today it is Tory toilet paper.
White men are people too
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Or maybe I should say, it seems you really mean to say, "this doesn't work, cause the state will collapse, but that's a good thing". Obviously when people hear you suggest a new tax...
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scheme that you claim will "always" work, this is not what they have in mind. Therefore it seems to me dishonest to claim this.
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I do not read minds very well.
White men are people too
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But now I have read their minds for you
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Thank you.
White men are people too
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One problem is that most countries have a silly setup where govt cannot print its own money, it has to lend it from a third party (in the US it is the FED), which means it has to pay
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interest on these loans, which makes this approach expensive. Granted, the govt should have been able to print its own money, but it does not seem trivial to change this.
White men are people too
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I mean, in practice, most countries end up with such a lending system, which means there is a battle to be fought to get out of it. This will not happen if the masses remain ignorant.
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Masses always support government
all the way through economic self-cannibalization.
The road Covid has paved,
governments shall parade
over the edge of the cliff at the end.