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Not everyone can start a business though. A business has to have employees.



Huh? A one-man business is a business in my book. In any case if you start one you're no longer working for "wages".

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And the one man goes right back to needing someone to pay for his lawnmowing.

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Huh? I quit my job. I buy a lawnmower (let us assume I planned that far ahead to save up enough money to buy a lawnmower). I knock on doors and say "Hey, I'll mow your lawn for ten dollars". I mow the damn lawns myself. I have a business. What's the problem here?

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The "problem" is that you still need an employer. Calling yourself a business rather than an individual has not changed your situation. All you've done is exercise your capability to seek out other employers.

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