Reply to post: Re: yeah but what about the jobs...?

Govt control? Hah! It's IMPOSSIBLE to have a successful command economy

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Re: yeah but what about the jobs...?

>That production would destroy people's livelihoods.

And they were right - it did, for them. But the clumsy replacement tech of the day needed workers - who could earn enough to pay for it all, eventually.

But the sleeker replacements of the future will hardly need humans at all. A few specialists may be well-paid, but why should they support the rest of us?

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