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Work vs Automation.

Should we or should we not automate as much work as possible? With the current technological advances it wont be long before almost every existing job will/can be automated.

And from a capitalistic viewpoint it makes sense, why have workers when you can have robots that do the work faster, better and cheaper?

And do we really even want to "work" as it's defined today.

There will probably always be the need for humans, but to a lesser and lesser extent.

To get some insights into what's happening with automation today, check http://www.reddit.com/r/automate

And to see some of the jobs that were automated in 2013 read this article by The Washington Post "Eight ways robots stole our jobs in 2013" http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/12/23/eight-ways-robots-stole-our-jobs-in-2013/

Do you have a job that you think can't be automated or won't be in a long time? Are you "safe"?

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    Jan 12 2014: Universal equality before universal unemployment!

    If 'x' is employed and 'Y' is unemployed, is 'y' unemployed because of 'x' and to what extent is 'y' trapped by the restrictions imposed by 'x' in the maximization of gain, whose gain is gain in a progressive financial arrangement, will the universal brain take over before the machines do or have the machines already won?

    The devolution of power is a growth and development morality opportunity (maximize opportunities available) we should demand to stay afloat and should the Capitalist Titanic sink today or tomorrow or do you still think Capitalism is the only way forward?

    Should the availability of work be a human right to compliment the natural state of the global union? Can we convert 7 billion micro judicial lifespans into 7 billion opportunities to gain a reasonable standard of living?

    Who owns progress in the democratic future of shared equivalency of all action and non-action if equality is the natural equivalency of all rights in the literal translation of justice as a representation of all?

    Sorry I'm p*****!

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