Jack Saturday

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Anti-Wage-Slavery, Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 394-396

While the computer scientists agreed that we are a long way from Hal, the computer that took over the spaceship in “2001: A Space Odyssey,” they said there was legitimate concern that technological progress would transform the work force by destroying a widening range of jobs, as well as force humans to learn to live with machines that increasingly copy human behaviors.
Scientists Worry Machines May Outsmart Man
New York Times
Published: July 25, 2009

We're finally starting to hear a little discussion about the white underclass in this country. Mainly because so many middle class folks are terrified of falling into it. Frankly, I hope they do. We've got room for them. All the lousy, humiliating jobs have not yet been outsourced. The Devil still has plenty for them to do down here.
Look Out, Are You About to Join the White Underclass?
Joe Bageant, JoeBageant.com.
Posted July 18, 2009.

And the treasure itself? It takes the playful children to get to it.
Arny Mindell,
Riding The Horse Backwards


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