Reply to post: Re: Automation hasn't happened so quickly as now and not everyone's cut out to be a rocket scientist

Basic income after automation? That’s not how capitalism works

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Re: Automation hasn't happened so quickly as now and not everyone's cut out to be a rocket scientist

I'm sure the same argument was made about the automation of farming, the printing press, gas lights making way to electric etc etc.

Many of us are plenty old enough to remember the printers being on strike to try and prevent the end of 'hot metal'.

Yet here we are with unemployment below 5%.

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