Everybody is talking about the unconditional basic income because it is raising the right questions. Couldn’t we develop our talents much better if our livelihoods were unconditionally guaranteed? How would society change if each individual was financially independent? And last but not least, how do we want to live and work together in the digital age?
This manifesto introduces the idea of the unconditional basic income using 95 statements – with accurate insights and surprising stories.
»The key questions raised by the basic income are: What do I really want to do? How do I want to work? And who for? If we ask ourselves what we are actually doing and what we want to achieve in the world, then we gain freedom from incorrectly feeling dependent, and can commit to engagements freely. Whoever determines their own destiny is neither dependent on others to determine it on their behalf, nor is involved in determining the destiny of others.«