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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

Steve Lamb <grey@dmiyu.org> writes:

> Matthias Julius wrote:
>> So there are people without children who pay for public education.
>> This means the average parent who has kids in a public school is
>> paying less than what he would have to if he had to pay it all by
>> himself.
>     Yes, because the childless person just doesn't need that money at all.
> Nope.  They exist solely to subsidize the lifestyle choices of those with
> children.

It just shows that not everyone could pay his children's tuition with
the money he is contributing to the public school system.  Of course,
since everyones contribution is directly or indirectly based on income
this seems unfair to the wealthier.

And to get everyone educated benefits everyone in a community - not
only those with children.


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