Land Empowerment over Universal Basic Income
Growing Human Potential through Self-Sufficiency & Community Engagement
In recent years, the concept of Universal Basic Income (UBI) has gained significant attention as a potential solution to address poverty and income inequality. However, it is crucial to critically evaluate the consequences of solely relying on financial support without considering the broader implications for human well-being and empowerment. Providing individuals with true access to real land for self-sufficiency in producing water, food, energy, shelter, and sanitation will almost certainly offer greater holistic benefits than a UBI. By reconnecting with nature, engaging in physical activity, and fostering community ties, land ownership empowers individuals and enhances their overall quality of life. As a homesteader myself, I can attest to the incredible satisfaction of growing produce, collecting eggs, harvesting rainwater, cooking food over methane biogas, and collecting solar energy to power many of the tools to work my 2 acres.
Let’s dive into what happens to people when you break the link between meaningful work and fair income…
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