Hey Chill. Can I ask you some questions?
Donny Darko's … 26 May 23 13:34
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So you say housing is a basic human right that should not be provided by the private sector (at least when it is rented). Can I just check how much housing is a basic human right?  Are we talking one bedroom per family member? Do you get a spare?  Do you have to move out when your kids leave home or your husband dies so you are not taking up more than your fair share of space? How much choice do we get on area? Can I pick Belgravia?  What if you want to move?

Can I also just check what else is a basic human right?

1. Food?  Should the state take over all production and distribution? Does this include restaurants?

2. Transport? If so is it limited to public transport or, if I live in the country does the state have to rent me a car? 

3. Energy? Is there a limit on how much I can use? 

Just trying to get a flavour of how errm extensive this human right you are giving me is.  Thks


If I get a job in another town for say a year do I have to move there and give up my first home and then move back again?  Sounds like a lot of admin.

What Donny said, and in addition, is it wrong for anyone to make a profit from the provision of food, transport, energy or any other basic human right ?

Can I just check how much housing is a basic human right? 

Depends how well you know the commissar for your district comrade…. 


nobody should ever be allowed to make a profit

all uk citizens should live in studio flats on rationed food

all power turned off between 11pm - 6am

I agree Davos. I'd go so far as to say there is a moral obligation for any rich country to do so, but the history of attempting to do so without any involvement from the for profit sector is not brilliant.... 

I mean people had a good crack at this in the 20th century in a few places. It generally didn't end well 

The 20 year old Donny Darko was a proud Blarite. I am probably more left wing now! The 13 year old Donny might be a bit cross.