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Either we are a collective now, or we are individuals.
Even the smallest baby has something to contribute wouldn't you say?
And well I don't know about your family but mine is made up of individuals. They certainly aren't made from the same cookie cutter.
I have three sons and I well each of them had different needs, each of them a different personality, and well, I couldn't treat them all exactly the same because they weren't the same!!
but we were a unit, a collective.
With automation coming eventually, there will probably need to be a hybrid socialistic/capitalistic system. Socialism for all things necessary to support human life. Capitalism for everything else.
originally posted by: BuzzyWigs
a reply to: ExPostFacto
"With automation coming eventually, there will probably need to be a hybrid socialistic/capitalistic system. Socialism for all things necessary to support human life. Capitalism for everything else."
That's exactly what we have now. A mixed economy -
originally posted by: dawnstar
a reply to: EternalSolace
wouldn't that describe most of the kids??
ya that should solve alot of problems eventually, once the humans die off without any offspring!
originally posted by: ScientificRailgun
I personally believe Basic Income is an eventuality that will come to pass within the next 20 years. Moore's law continues to bring exponential innovation unchecked, and as technology improves, more work will be done via automation or AI.
I also believe it will be a point of major contention in the history of the nations as they move toward it.