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originally posted by: Tempter
That's more forward thinking than you know, maybe.
With robots replacing people in giant cities of manufacturing and service, the only people that need to live there are the robot repairers and logistics supply. WIth no need to live in the city, people can move back to the country organically, and this could also help with the overpopulation problem. A NATURAL solution to it.
it's no secret cities are the cause of mass global pollution
originally posted by: Pearj
We are Jeepers here at home.
Aside from the obstacles, challenges, scenery, camaraderie, working together out in the garage, the feeling of being able to go anywhere, abundant beautiful nature, jeep waves and heads turning, jeep shows, car crushes etc..
..there's the love and freedom of driving hands on - and that won't change.
originally posted by: dfnj2015
The moment I lose control over what I can click on next I will stop using the internet. If the Republicans have their way with net neutrality I will look for a new internet.
originally posted by: Apollumi
Let me go all woo woo and conspiracy theory...
Suppose you post on a site like ATS or you were recorded as having been against government control on levels like we are seeing. You hop in the vehicle, the door lock, authorities (or armed police drone cars) are rerouted to escort you to a re-education facility.
Perhaps somebody with power just doesn't like you and your automatic car takes you to a bad neighborhood and locks the doors open.
Maybe a jewish media mogul buys controlling interest in the automatic car fleet and people who will not be missed so much are delivered to a hospital to have organs removed. Too woo woo?? Meh, maybe..
This would be like riding to a party with a friend and having no way to leave if it sucked x 1000. No thanks.
Back some time ago I bought an older truck for various reasons. One of those reasons was because it didn't have the sophisticated electronics and tracking. I even told people this and why and they said I was too paranoid. With the leaks about what our intelligence services have been up to I wonder if they would think the same. To be honest they probably are not even aware. Not that alphabet agencies can't do something nefarious with my vehicle but they would have to make an effort vs have instant access to me.
originally posted by: Violater1
a reply to: 727Sky
I think the automotive industry will kill this. Just like J P Morgan killed Tesla's free energy.
It won"t be allowed to happen.
originally posted by: Bone75
Their shouldn't be cars in cities, nor many people for that matter.
Skyscrapers should be full of real robots manufacturing real things... not human robots shuffling money around.
The way we choose to live is stupid and backwards.