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Universal Basic Income and Education: A beginning to a continued resilient human ecosystem

Universal Basic Income is a welfare regime in which all citizens (or permanent residents) of a country receive a regular, liveable and unconditional sum of money, from the government.

The central claim that UBI tries to solve is the end of poverty and financial insecurity by the indsicriminatory supply of free money which can be exchanged to buy your basic need requirements.

But the problem lies with execution and design that nullify the damaging possibilities speculated by the critics.

It disincentivizes people to work, so can create an adverse condition for wealth creation.

A proposed elaborative solution:

Morally, the basic required need for survival such as food, clothing, shelter are not incentives. Its a fundamental right of the people. But biologically, these are the incentives to pacify our hunger or appetite.
Food, clothing, shelter are basic needs for survival, but we need lot more for thriving. One of the essentials to thrive is education that nourishes our memor…

Explaining true experiment to a 13-year-old

Let's start with a Twitter Joke:
Conversation over breakfast.
ME: Whoa, you lost another tooth?
A: Yes!
ME: Why didn't you tell me?
A: I'm conducting an experiment. If I lose a tooth and don't tell anyone, will the tooth fairy still come? If not, then I know the tooth fairy isn't real.
ME: ...

A small introduction to true experiments True experiments involve changing one variable and then measuring another. A variable is any factor, trait, or condition that can exist in differing amounts or types.

The two main variables in an experiment are the independent and dependent variable.

An independent variable is a variable that is changed or controlled in a scientific experiment to test the effects on the dependent variable.

A dependent variable is a variable being tested and measured in a scientific experiment.

Independent variable: Cause
Dependent variable: Effect
The researcher is looking for the possible effect on the dependent variable that might be caused by c…
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