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Babylon pledges £75m to develop AI for managing chronic conditions

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Faithful, no, their system is changing anyways. Look further afield, look global... I like Singapore's system, but obviously the society, demographics, politics, are different. Also, how would you define 'worse'? You would have to agree as a population what your targeted parameters are before you decide your ideal system. The population might be happy to be taxed to death to cover 'from cradle to grave' regardless of the wastage, the misuse, the unfairness, the politicking, the incentive to medicalise, to the illness behaviour, the nannying, etc. I simply propose, that for the good of the whole(country and citizens), history has shown so far, what has worked most efficiently, and that is minimal state intervention and spending, small tax burden, giving the individual the freedom and liberty to do good, rather than compelling them via use of force, which makes them less likely to do so.

Posted date

14 Sep 2018

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