Originally Posted by casino is no lie
Labels help the cognitively weak sort otherwise complex ideas/information into easy to digest categories. If people stop using them it's because they've been replaced by another set of labels.
"Economics cannot answer such normative or prescriptive questions about how much of our market incomes, if any, should be transferred to poor families. This is a political question that can only be answered at the ballot box, or in some countries, at the point of a gun."