Paul Kinsler kinsler at bloch.leeds.ac.uk
Fri May 15 03:20:17 EST 1998

In sci.research.careers Marc Andelman <drgonfly at ultranet.com> wrote:
> Paul Kinsler wrote:
> > > This is the blue haired old lady argument that says pay everyone welfare
> > > so they won't be forced to take a gun to murder and steal from us.
> > Social and economic deprivation is closely related to levels of
> > crime.  What was your point, Marc? :-)
> True, but that should not be used to justify the Welfare state.

Well, if spending some money helping others makes everybody 
better off, why not?  A "Welfare State" doesn't have to be
just unconditional handouts.  Your point is presumably that you 
dont think it worth _your_ money to help others.

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