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Monday, March 02, 2015

Anti Wage-Slavery Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 1265-1267

In 2013, researchers at the Oxford Martin School predicted that in the next two decades 47% of US jobs would be in danger of being lost to automation. McKinsey Global Institute research suggests that 140 million knowledge workers worldwide are at risk of the same fate. Most policymakers do not even want to think about the prospect of mass automation, because it is unlike any change we have seen before.
Paul Mason
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The arrival of humanoid robots should be a cause for celebration. With the robots doing most of the work, it should be possible for everyone to go on perpetual vacation.
Marshall Brain, Robotic Nation

Leisure consists in all those virtuous activities by which a man [sic] grows morally, intellectually, and spiritually. It is that which makes a life worth living.


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