Comment: Maybe "basic income" is part of the answer.

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Maybe "basic income" is part of the answer.

Thank you for the post. I get mocked here when raising the issue of technology rendering so many jobs obsolete. But it's going to happen sooner or later, as increasing numbers of people can't find jobs to provide their families with food, clothing, and shelter. We can deal with it when some tipping point is reached and things turn violent. Or the issue can be planned for in advance - the need for a paradigm shift in thinking about work, wages, property, and the role of government.

Here's one idea that seems to have supporters among both socialists and libertarians: Basic Income. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income#Advocacy_by_Libert...

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