last update: 2020 01 23

Table of contents.

  1. Basic riches.
  2. Why basic riches must be granted.
  3. Why poverty and retardation still exist.

Basic riches.

Rich. rich. rich. rich.

Riches. riches. riches. riches.

Rich implies:
Profitable means that the benefits are greater than the costs.

Basic riches for a profitable modern life comprise:
  1. Enforced laws for egalitarian rights and freedom.
    Egalitarian money.
    Enforced equal freedom for every person including children.
    Enforced basic riches for every person including children.
    Enforced egalitarian distribution of natural resources for every person including children.
    Duty of profitable modern life in modern cities.
    Duty of profitable migration of persons.
    Particular pleasant locations must be made available for temporary visitations in an egalitarian way.
  2. Healthy (vegan) food that does not impose needless distress on emotional beings.
  3. Protection in any way paid by the society.
    Protection against aging and diseases.
    Protection against mental problems.
    Protection against the environment.
    Safe modern medical care must be granted to every person for free.
    Safe modern housing must be granted to every person for free.
  4. Knowledge and no bad privacy.
    Use of computers for uncensored communication.
    No censorship of technical platforms like e.g. the internet by the government.
    Even false or offensive information is important. At least for scientists and historians who work with information from the past.
  5. Ability to work in a profitable way.
    Profitable means that the benefits are greater than the costs.
    Minimum wage.
    Job guarantee.
    Not wage slavery.
    wikipedia: Wage slavery
    Not workfare.
    wikipedia: Workfare
  6. Use of good government and science and technology to increase pleasure and decrease displeasure.
    The Hedonistic Imperative.

No government enforces the Human Rights in 2019.
The Human Rights

Why basic riches must be granted.

To avoid poverty.
To decrease retardation.
To decrease displeasure.

The past can not be recovered.
Retardation can not be recovered.

Poverty and retardation damage everyone and everything now and in the future.

Poverty and retardation is infinite waste of health and wealth now and in the future.

A life-year = a year of life of one person.
A work-year = a year of work of one person.

Poverty and retardation have caused distress for billions of life-years.
Poverty and retardation have caused waste of billions of work-years.

Poverty and retardation will cause distress for billions of life-years.
Poverty and retardation will cause waste of billions of work-years.

Local problems are global problems.
Global problems are local problems.
For ethical reasons.
For physical reasons.

Good change determines life and death of sentient beings every second.
Every second is important.

The Psychological Impacts Of Poverty, Digested (2019-12-03).
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions (2013-11-22).
How poverty changes your mind-set (2018-02-19).

The Mental Cost Of Poverty: How Being Poor Leads To Poor Decisions (2018-03-08).

Good leadership and profitable activities depend on the lust and limitations of capable persons.

Government and science and technology (GOST).

Envienta: The Zero Marginal Cost Society - Jeremy Rifkin (2015-06-17).

The puzzle of motivation | Dan Pink (2009-08-25).

RSA ANIMATE: Dan Pink: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us (2010-04-01).

The Super Mario Effect - Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn (2018-05-31).

Jason Schreier: How BioWare's Anthem Went Wrong (2019-04-02).
One person can change the world and the future if granted the riches to do it.

Why poverty and retardation still exist.

Because of evil and ineptitude.
The democratic majorities in most or all countries are evil and inept.
The elected politicians in most or all countries are evil and inept.

Because of lack of good politics and good money:
No government enforces the Human Rights in 2019.
The Human Rights
Poverty is always the political choice of the evil and insane democratic majority.
Where there's a will, there's a way.


The world only needs 30 billion dollars a year to eradicate the scourge of hunger (2008-06-30).

Statement on Visit to the United Kingdom, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights (2018-11-16).
British children living in poverty 'could hit record high' – report (2019-02-20).
The following links are mainly about the USA because the USA is often mentioned as a rich country that proves the benefits of a capitalistic militaristic anti-social anti-intellectual religious cutthroat society that has always elected warmongers (and thus war criminals) from 2 similar political parties to the highest office.

America Has Been at War 93% of the Time – 222 out of 239 Years – Since 1776 (2015-02-20).

INFOGRAPHIC: We Could End Homelessness With The Money Americans Spend On Christmas Decorations (2012-12-10). 3.5 Million Americans are Homeless. 18.6 Million Homes are Empty. WHAT’s WRONG? (2015-07-21). 6 in 10 Americans don't have $500 in savings (2017-01-12).
Howard Schultz: Starbucks Billionaire: You Can’t Have Healthcare Or College (2018-06-08), time 47.

UN Head: US Has 'Morally Wrong' Healthcare System Because Of Corruption (2018-09-29).

The Government Fee That Can Cost Poor Philadelphians Their Inheritance (2018-09-26).

The Evidence Pours In: Poverty Getting Much Worse in America (2018-11-05).
Amazon Workers STRIKE In Italy, Spain, Germany & UK! (2018-11-25), time 28.
Amazon Spain was even so insolent to demand the police to control the productivity of Amazon workers during the strike.

Flint: Gov. Caught Faking Water Tests (2018-11-26).

Better and better? A comment on Hans Rosling (2019-01-16).
Time 91.

Detroit's Water CRISIS is Hidden in Plain Sight (2019-02-14).

As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions Of Gallons Of Water Lost (2014-10-29).
Time 255.

The infrastructural humiliation of America (2019-02-03).

HN: One-fourth of Americans drink water from systems that don’t meet standards (2019-03-11).

FBI waged counterintelligence campaign against leftists, boasts ex-top official (2019-01-19).

SHOCKER: FBI Admits Sabotaging Progressive Politicians As Policy! (2019-01-22).

Helsinki (Finland): The city with no homeless on its streets (2019-01-31).

Over 40% of US Households Are One Paycheck Away From Poverty (2019-02-02).

Judge: Providing Water to Dying Immigrants in Desert is a Crime (2019-02-02), time 134.
Lying scumbags or murderers in the police must be abolished.
Videos like this show why bad privacy must end NOW.
Every second matters.

Reddit: In 50 years, education costs have doubled, college costs have dectupled, health ins. costs have dectupled, subway costs have at least dectupled, and housing costs have increased by 50%. US health care costs 4X as much as health care in other First World countries. This is very wrong. (2019-02-05).

Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs - (2010-09-10).

Poverty - Numbers (2018-09-07).

World Hunger Is Rising (2018-09-11).

The Poverty Paradox: Why Most Poverty Programs Fail And How To Fix Them | Efosa Ojomo | TEDxGaborone (2017-08-14).

Why it's too hard to start a business in Africa -- and how to change it | Magatte Wade (2018-10-24).

Solving Poverty Without a Big Wallet | Davis Nguyen | TEDxUCDavisSF (2017-05-16).

Information exchange is an exponential increase of wealth and not a zero-sum game. (2018-05-25)

A Dance of Technology and Crisis | Nicholas Haan | SingularityU India Summit 2017 (2017-05-17).

Delhi’s air pollution monitors have recorded the highest levels they can measure (2018-06-18).

Fox Viewers Overwhelmingly Approve Med4All By 73% (2018-08-02).

CNN’s Jake Tapper Caught Lying About Med4All - Lies Again (2018-08-22).

How much it costs to have a baby in every state, whether you have health insurance or don't in the USA (2018-07-09).

Why the hospital of the future will be your own home | Niels van Namen (2018-10-10).

Scarcity of medical experts is a political decision by needlessly restricting the number of allowed licenses for doctors and pharmacists.
Tokyo medical school admits changing results to exclude women (2018-08-08).

Surprisingly many persons and elected politicians justify and defend or at least tolerate poverty and austerity and military expenditures for destruction of wealth and health of other persons.