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Old 12-15-2018, 05:45 PM   #4132 (permalink)
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You keep saying that, but it is not like people cannot make choices, nor do those choices necessarily mean a worse life.
You don't really need a gas guzzler. You don't need to fly around the world just for a beach holiday. You can insulate your house. You can weigh pollution and energy use in with all your decisions. It does not have to ruin your life.

Taxing can be a way to steer people away from the bad stuff and the revenue can be used to subsidize greener alternatives. It wouldn't take the right to choose away, but it does nudge people in the desired direction.
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