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Bill Gates Says Job Stealing Robots Need to Pay Taxes

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posted on Feb, 21 2017 @ 07:54 AM

originally posted by: butcherguy
a reply to: soficrow

I suppose that the corporations will lobby for free 'health care' for robots, if the robots are required to pay taxes.
That's cute that you think a corporation would ever lobby on an employees behalf

posted on Feb, 21 2017 @ 07:56 AM

originally posted by: marg6043
Funny the brainwashing about accepting Robots is in the making for a few years, now, Robot acquiring consciences, that will be the goal and why we could take them seriously.

The new ‘Humans,’ A TV Show About Robots, Is Really About Family, that is how is been presented to the viewers so it can start sinking deep in their subconscious.

Robots can be like humans, what better way than portraying beautiful people posing as look alike human robots.

Darn they are very attractive.

I'd rather be family with a bunch of lifeless robots if that counts for anything

posted on Feb, 21 2017 @ 01:29 PM
I personally hate anything BIll Gates gets into because he will turn it into burdensome #. Back in the days of Dennis Richie and Richard Stallman the spirit of creation was alive. People wanted to create things for the good of humanity. Then BIll Gates came along. Me, I programmed in assembly on a Timex Sinclair and had dabbled in computers before this. Been around for a while.

I remember looking at buying a computer with OS2 back in the day. It was new and promising. Bill Gates pretty much killed it just like Intel tried to kill AMD. They forced the computer companies of the time (like Gateway) to sell their operating system effectively killing any competition. On the one hand it did make computers more acceptable and standardized. On the other it allowed a Monopoly to grow and thrive and it stifled creativity which is brought about by competition.

Then Open Source came along in a meaningful way. Same stuff that probably propels this web site (too lazy to check). Bill and Co. funded a huge lawsuit by way of SCO (Caldera Systems) to try and put it down. You see, they could not bully them into selling it (Open Source GPL) so they tried to kill it and co-opt the intellectual property. Thank god he failed due to the efforts of the community and people like Pamela Jones (Groklaw).

Then Bill started getting into the medical industry which at the time I thought was odd but I was sure he knew something. Yep, seems he did and hopefully Trump can end it. Just another noose around our necks.

So if anybody feels that Bill can do anything good whatsoever by implicating burden you really need to think again. This man is scum of the scum. He always has been and always will be. Lucifer awaits him when money no longer sustains his life.

posted on Feb, 22 2017 @ 11:23 AM
a reply to: Apollumi

So you shot the messenger.

Now what? ...You think the problem went away?

posted on Mar, 1 2017 @ 02:01 PM
So Bill Gates is suffering from blue screens ... Who would have thought

What does it mean for a robot to pay taxes? Think about it and you'll realize that it does not make any sense!
People pay taxes, because it is a tribute that instead of keeping for themselves, they pay to the community, for the state, for defense, for clean roads, public places, hospitals and other infrastructures that are beneficial to himself and to fellow citizens.
What about a Robot? How can it pay taxes?
A Robot is a machine. It cannot appreciate money. It does not receive a salary, because it can't do anything with a salary!

Now unless Bill Gates is referring to something else, OTHER THAN Robots, he should take care of not spending too much time in contact with crazy people suggesting inconsistent stuff. This idea could only come out of the EU probably.
But then if he's referring to something other than Robots, why not to say who/what they are! In short ... Who's not paying taxes? Who's evading?

posted on Mar, 1 2017 @ 04:44 PM
a reply to: Flanker86

My take:

Gates supports the idea of UBI but doesn't think the world is ready for it. Taxing robots is a workaround.

posted on Mar, 1 2017 @ 04:47 PM
thats a start, but what about the lost spending in the economy ?

robots don't shop !!!

posted on Mar, 1 2017 @ 04:50 PM
Robot doom porn, the epitome of our regressive society.

Lol, could change the world, but you're worried about your money. Could literally make a world without money. But then you'd be broke.

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