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The Coming Socio-Economic Revolution!

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posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 01:57 AM
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When someone say's "Manufacturing Jobs are not coming back EVER", everyone goes into an uproar without even thinking why a person made such a statement in the first place. If manufacturing was economically nonviable, they would state the reasons why. They don't really do that do they? They just say it in a finality. Kind of like it is something that simply will never happen ever. But why though? Don't we need a strong manufacturing base? Not really, well not anymore.

Here is a clue: 3D Printing Technology.

thefutureis3d.com...
www.bbc.co.uk...
www.eurekamagazine.co.uk...
www.forbes.com...
www.eurekamagazine.co.uk...






That is also probably why they(Federal Reserve Corporation) are ignoramus of the risks of hyper-inflation, because it just doesn't matter.

And if you ever wanted to sell a food 3D Printer, you would run into purists(like GM Foods are now[GM can be good, but Monsanto is using GM to GM poisons into food]). So maybe they are trying to destroy the natural food businesses so people will welcome this:


www.fastcompany.com...





money.cnn.com...


But I guess it is just easier to keep looking at the past, rather then seek to peer into the future.

Let's be honest, when 3-d printers hit the market like the PC did, many jobs will become obsolete. Maybe the last 20 years has been a slow restructuring of our economy. In a 3d printer economy, service sector is the only real sector(besides energy and raw material acquisition). And the fact that the last depression utterly nuked the construction industry, right when the first 3D Building Printer prototypes are up and running, seems interestingly coincidental.

It could also explain TPTB smugness. Kind of like when a kid knows what his/her siblings are getting for xmas, but doesn't want to spoil the surprise(and could explain their lack of fear of jail and the headman's axe..).

Either way Above Top Secret, this is your wake up call to the future. The question is, are you ready for it?
edit on 30-3-2012 by korathin because: original titles name was lame and idiotic.




posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 02:09 AM
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A Star Trek REPLICATOR in our lifetimes?

Groooovy!



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 02:10 AM
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this is an excellent post again from you sir.What the current powers are doing is to centralize everything.

We need decentralization of production,power and everything.Ron Paul is all about decentralization.

3d printers will be centralized by big corporatists and used to make jobs obsolete.But 3d printers were decentralized then it could create several small businesses too. It depends on the agenda of the govt.



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 02:17 AM
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I wonder if they can 3d print clothes. Would be terrible for the chinese economy if you can just print yourself a pair of socks, unless they make the printers ofcourse.

But the printers will one day make other printers so its hard to fathom what the economical outcome of this technology will become.



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 02:31 AM
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A great TED talk on exactly this subject.

Fascinating what can already be done, and what is coming down the pipeline for everyone with this technology.



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 02:39 AM
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Originally posted by lewman
I wonder if they can 3d print clothes. Would be terrible for the chinese economy if you can just print yourself a pair of socks, unless they make the printers ofcourse.

But the printers will one day make other printers so its hard to fathom what the economical outcome of this technology will become.


In actuality, our economic system, is just a lubricant for society.

As such, it is easy to see what would happen to the world economy. A structure or building will only be worth the land it is on. Consumer goods will only really be worth/cost of the raw materials in them. Food will be more abundant as it will have a longer shelf life(think milk vs powder milk).

The industries that survive will most likely be:

Service sector
R&D
Raw Material Acquisition
Agriculture(still need to grow the food for it to be broken down/refined so it can be used in 3d food printers)
And lastly, but certainly not least is: Energy.

Though I could see Intellectual Property Designing being a cliche industry. Probably one of the reasons they are working in over drive to protect intellectual property. I know one 3D Printer maker is trying to come out with a 3d printer that would cost 500$. It would have an app store that you would buy designs for stuff from.

Chances are, Walmart will still be around. Instead of selling sneakers, coats and produce, Walmart would be selling the raw ingredients for consumable goods 3d printers, non consumable goods 3d printers and the 3d printers themselves.



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 04:11 AM
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Yet another reason why socialism in one form or another oaths only viable way forward. Capitalism has given us great productive capacity, beyond the wildest dreams of earlier ages. However it has failed miserably at distributing the goodies.

Isn't it insane that new advances bring more and more productive capacity but instead of enriching people, this trend rips them out of their livelihoods and into debt and poverty?

This is where socialism comes in.

Remember, socialism is not the "opposite of capitalism," any more than a child is the opponents of its parents. Rather it is the next stage. Socialism isthe child of capitalism.



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 04:50 AM
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The one thing you'll notice, is that everything that is printed is plastic. No metals, no fabrics.
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posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 06:23 AM
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Originally posted by petrus4
The one thing you'll notice, is that everything that is printed is plastic. No metals, no fabrics.
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Not true. Some proto-types for house building printers use a kind of cement, others used weird stand stone like materials. Also, for some high quality parts for the military/ other advanced tech, 3d printers that use titanium are used.

It is just that right now plastic is most cost effective for personnel use. Kind of like the difference between the computers the NSA has and the computers sold in Walmart. I still think Carbon would make the best primary ingredient for many non-consumable goods, but i digress.

As per talks of socialism from others, no ty for the ism's. Economic systems should never be allowed to be held hostage by ideology. Because people will use the justification of "well since we are a socialist etc".

But with this kind of technology, the average work week should be 20 or less hours a week. Because given the cost's of goods being dramatically reduced, and the lowered availability for employment(after a generation or two it wouldn't be a problem, as service sector will become the bedrock of society).



posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 04:55 PM
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Originally posted by korathin
As per talks of socialism from others, no ty for the ism's. Economic systems should never be allowed to be held hostage by ideology. Because people will use the justification of "well since we are a socialist etc".


Agreed. Believe me when I say, that Ayn Rand would have approved of 3D printing.



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