…writes articles) is probably on the right of the bell curve. This is a defect of their imagination. Just as you can find Silicon Valley techies who think Soylent is the only sustenance a person will need, intellectuals tend to think everyone could be as content as they would be living life in their heads or inventing their own destiny. Most people need to be doing something be feel satisfied and UBI addresses this just as poorly as disability checks. Cue drug epidemics.