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Give Us Fully Automated Luxury Communism

A new book proposes we let robots do all the work.
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Imagine a life in which all your basic needs were met, the bottom of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs forever lopped off. No concerns about college debt ruining your ability to buy a home. No worries about where meals would come from, or whether you would have enough cash to keep gas in the car. No problems paying medical bills.

Then, imagine a life in which virtually all of your needs were met. In this world, society would guarantee its members not just middle-income status, but the as they wanted. Imagine , because there would be no need to retire. And imagine this happening on a far greener planet.

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