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

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Re: Errrm

But there are many more cars now than there were horse carts then; partly through increased population but mainly through increased wealth and decreased manufacturing (and running) costs making them more affordable. Many more jobs - and indeed industrial sectors - have been created by the automobile than were lost as horse transport declined. as we get wealthier we get more stuff; how many TVs are in your house now compared to when you were a kid growing up?

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