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Old 01-10-2012, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Tristan View Post
There will always be workers though. If nothing else, there will be humans designing new robots, or artists, or humans that oversee sensitive things that no matter how advanced, we can't/won't trust robots to do entirely by themselves.

Or politicians.
True enough, but a) they would be in a minority and b) they would do so by choice. If everyone is guaranteed house, feed and entertainment by the robots, then only those motivated to have more or do more would work.
Which, in my mind, is a different situation from having to work a job you mostly loathe because there ain't no such thing as a free lunch and seeing other people getting free fucking lunches that you were just told there ainten't.