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    is that there is a fundamental flaw in our labor system for rewarding IT work. Having an hourly wage, and a 40 hour work week is great if you're talking about assembly line work, X amount of hours leads to Y amount of widgets produced.

    But our system is very bad at compensating people in certain lines of work. The one that always comes to my mind is artists- for the value of what artists generally yield to society, they are woefully underpaid. And for different reasons, there is a similar boom/bust cycle in productivity.

    We already have death panels. They're called insurance companies.

    by aztecraingod on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 10:16:28 AM PST

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