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thanks, already read HA a few

thanks, already read HA a few times.

I haven't made any such argument.

It is easily imaginable that people can lose most of their economic value in a world in which everything or nearly everything can be automated. The distribution of goods and services in such a set up would have to follow something other than economic exchange, and controlling population would become a major concern.

As for trade, outsourcing to a billion subsistence level laborers absolutely reduces the job opportunities and wage levels of those competing with them. If they were willing to work for free (like robots), any worker in said fields would have to find something else to do for income.

This does not conflict with classical or Austrian theory.