“Social Security is a non-means-tested modest monthly stipend, so it certainly sounds similar to UBI.”

But no; Social Security is not usually ‘non-means-tested.’

And you don’t seem to have answered my question:

“If you take from multi-millionaire Peter to provide food to Paul, who would otherwise starve to death, in what sense have the benefits been matched by the harm?”

You write:

“That’s an odd question for an economist to ask.”

But that doesn’t really answer the question.

In order to have an intelligent discussion, it might help if you try to focus on one thing at a time. Please just answer the question, instead of trying to distract from the flaws in your arguments by adding more questions.

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