Patreon Update for 3/4/17

Patreon Update(s)/Introduction  Another month has flown by and it was quite a varied month! I wrote an article on an anti-work movie, one on anti-work critiques, ideas about automation and I had my usual article talking about the universal basic income. I covered a swath of topics (which isn’t to say these topics haven’t been done…

Patreon Update for 2/8/17

Person Update(s)/Introduction Well, I’d like to blame how hectic of a month January was in the world of politics, my mental health or any number of innumerable variables, but in point of fact I simply forgot! I didn’t think to do my Patreon update even when I got my monthly donation of around $30 (thanks…

The UBI is Finnish-ed

Okay, it’s not actually and I just really like puns. So I’ve been sitting on this story for a bit and want to share the round up of (old) news on this. Apparently Finland is going to (starting next year) have a small scale UBI that targets around 10,000 individuals to see how effective the…

Doing Nothing vs. Being Nothing

VICE is commonly derided for having some outlandish articles. They seem to be a clickbait-based website, except that their clickbait has some sort of “cause” to it or it’s “wacky” in some sense. It’s very enmeshed with the alternative cultures of the day, or just whatever fad seems to be happening. On the other hand…