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Originally posted by sligtlyskeptical
reply to post by stealthmonkey
You have it backwards. Massive gains in efficiency (note sp.) and productivity mean we need far less labor than we use to need. That is the real problem. The leaders get all the benefits and the common man has reduced chances of finding meaningful employment.
We of the 99% allowed ourselves to be convinced that our time and energy was of lesser value, therefore allowing the 1% to essentially prosper and thrive for a miniscule fraction of their time and energy.
Replace above basket weaving with construction, or software development, or finance, or management, or law.
Originally posted by stealthmonkey
simply lack of effency i myself think the people oursleves just are not doing as much physical labor now a days dont get me wrong i know theres many many back bending laborers but not like there used to be people used to have pride in there work and made things that lasted and could be repaired easily and at little cost...... lack of effency now when something breaks we throw it away and buy a new one, and video games waste a lot of peoples time too, i am guilty of this too i would like to hear other peoples opinions of the main reason for global melt down. i think if everyone would do there part or help someone else untill they find there part in this world to do but who am i kiddint that will never happen.edit on 29-1-2012 by stealthmonkey because: (no reason given)