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EulersApprentice t1_itbjmil wrote

This is my biggest concern with automation*. The keystone of civilization is "humans together are strong; humans alone are weak". Remove that keystone and civilization has no reason to exist. It'd only be a matter of time before "might makes right" becomes the default human philosophy. The problem runs deeper than capitalism; removing capitalism doesn't remove the problem.

*Excluding AGI. If AGI enters the picture, all bets are off.