No one needs to starve. No one needs to freeze. No one needs to die. There is enough for everyone. More empty homes than all the people without them, more food than grocers can even sell. The labor and the materials to end scarcity exist now. It is not a far-off dream. We can end scarcity in this life.
@shadowfirebird i can't speak for wherever you're at, but where i'm at, we have so much excess energy that we store it in the form of massive artificial lakes. see also: we have plenty of water.
scarcity of these things is real in many places, but it's often artificial to some degree due to prices and profiteering. even under scarcity, we can distribute goods more equitably than this nightmare.
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