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Automation, economic collapse, basic income slavery: Our dystopic future?

Automation, economic collapse, basic income slavery: Our dystopic future?
A thought occurred to me a few days ago about a potential chain of events that might transpire in the near future. It felt like a eureka moment; some things just kinda clicked and suddenly made sense when considered together. First, a quick background. There is a lot of talk that developments in artificial intelligence and automation will automate many jobs and create huge numbers of people whose skills are no longer useful because machines...

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