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AGINSB t1_j64o0d7 wrote

In a good world, automation would free everyone up to work less while increasing productivity, allowing everyone to live better lives. In reality it'll just push more wealth to the wealthy.


pretender80 t1_j6581sv wrote

Even in the star trek post scarcity replicator world, the people would still have had to seize the means of production (replication) first


Zombie_Harambe t1_j65u7mu wrote

Less star trek "only work because you enjoy the feeling of fulfillment" and more Elysium "heavy handed elite live in literal ivory tower as we starve"