Comment: falling value of human labor is what I worry about

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falling value of human labor is what I worry about

there's an ever growing percentage of the population whose labor is not valuable enough to provide for their basic needs (because of a variety of factors). While falling prices is certainly good for them, prices aren't falling on the right things (the basic needs). Humanity has the productive capacity for everyone to work part time and live comfortably right now, but instead the current order of things is a formula for the inevitable revolt of the "have-nots".

"Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him?" -Thomas Jefferson