A tunnel-visioned nerd who is so successful and prosperous in any specialty can easily be fooled into thinking that he can solve all problems of humanity. Do you know what is just as harmful to the public as the inflated ego such a person might have? The public’s agreement with him.
Adam Smith and free market economies should rule; anything else is a measure of dictatorship.
Zuckerberg: Doesn’t understand how failure can drive one to succeed.
You are personally responsible for finding your own meaningful role, not the government. But that self-sufficiency mentality never crosses the mind of a proggie.
From Yahoo: CEO Mark Zuckerberg called on the need to consider universal basic income for Americans during his Harvard Commencement Speech.
Zuckerberg’s comments reflect those of other Silicon Valley bigwigs, including Sam Altman, the president of venture capital firm Y Combinator.
“Every generation expands its definition of equality. Now it’s time for our generation to define a new social contract,” Zuckerberg said during his speech. “We should have a society that measures progress not by economic metrics like GDP but by how many of us have a role we find meaningful. We should explore ideas like universal basic income to make sure everyone has a cushion to try new ideas.”
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