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Arguments Against The Welfare State

The welfare state was created exactly at the time that poverty was becoming a thing of the past. (Stefan Molyneux)

This argument points out that the welfare state was created exactly at the time the need for a welfare state was disappearing.

People care. (Stefan Molyneux)

This argument points out that without a welfare state, charities would arise that would help those in need. Crucially, Stefan points out that limitations in the budgets of charities would ensure that only those genuinely deserving could be supported.