On the contrary:If you change your lifestyle, then the premise of the OP is not met. Your post changes the goalposts.
1. My post points out how this change could either not alter or even improve people's lifestyles.
2. Here is the OP: If you were guaranteed a $25,000/year income by the government would you quit your job and stay unemployed? I know I wouldn't, how about you? You will note there is nothing about relative lifestyle in it.