I vote yes

And it would have only cost an additional $25 billion a year.

It’s funny though, Socrates (peace be upon him), said that you should only have as much gold as you can carry. I did some thinking one day, and I came up with half a brick of gold as a maximum amount a person could reasonably carry. The value of a half a brick of gold is $1800. So I’d give every person, 1800 a month.

This Swiss scheme would have given about 2000.