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View Diary: What's a Human Being "Worth"? The Moral and Economic Crisis of the 21st Century (192 comments)

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    If it were simply a matter of widespread unemployment, with the rich being able to live off their own accumulated wealth, then they might well be able to benefit at the expense of the rest of us.  But if total automation makes even our wealthiest citizens obsolete and leaves their lives empty and devoid of any challenge whatsoever, they, too, could be just as susceptible to such unrelieved boredom. In that case, any advantage they might have initially could prove to be short-lived.

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    by IowaBiologist on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 10:33:01 PM PST

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