Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 5 17:04:19 UTC 2017

On Mar 5, 2017, at 8:35 AM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 5, 2017 at 4:53 AM, Tomaz Kristan <protokol2020 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We are witnessing a John's slow drift toward the left for several years now.​ 
> ​Left or right, we all have to think of something that will provide jobs for the lower classes that are now being lost to robots and ​AIs.  AIs are getting smarter and smarter, driving more and more people out of work.  We don't have to wait for the singularity to recognize the problems or do something about them.  

That seems 'make-work' bias in action. We don't need jobs, just a means of support. If the amount of wealth increases so that no one practically had to work (in any traditional sense*), then it's a matter of making sure everyone has support rather than everyone spends time everyday producing stuff or services much better provided by tech.


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* Of course, one can argue, it'll be hard work figuring out what to do with leisure.
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