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alternative plans for the end of jobs

Work to earn a living! (STEEMED) It’s been promoted as the best and most honourable way to gain capital, and has served us for millennia. Since time immemorial, people have wanted goods and services, and those goods and services have … Continue reading

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HUMAN NATURE (?)

HUMAN NATURE (?) (This essay is the ninth part of the series ‘How Jobs Destroyed Work’) There is this commonly-held belief that there are people who ‘don’t want to work’. I find it hard to believe that any such person … Continue reading

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HOW JOBS DESTROYED WORK (PART FOUR)

HOW JOBS DESTROY WORK (PART FOUR) by EXTROPIA DaSILVA PATERNALISM Some businesses operate what might be called a paternalistic model. Under this model, a company’s ‘stakeholders’- its owners, employees and customers- are all well taken care of. The pay is … Continue reading

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HOW JOBS DESTROYED WORK (PART THREE) OVERWORK

HOW JOBS DESTROY WORK (PART THREE) by EXTROPIA DaSILVA OVERWORK Overwork is something that does not exist in nature. When wage labour is described as a form of slavery people sometimes object by pointing out that working is simply an … Continue reading

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SCARCITY…?

SCARCITY…? by Extropia DaSilva INTRODUCTION Scarcity, it’s a fact of life. Whether it be lack of money, lack of time, or lack of food, we have all experienced scarcity in one form or another. It’s so fundamental in our experiences, … Continue reading

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WHAT FIRE HAS DONE FOR US.

WHAT FIRE DID FOR US. According to Greek legend, the titan Prometheus so angered the gods, he was punished by being chained to a rock and having his liver pecked out by an eagle for all eternity. What crime was … Continue reading

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WE ARE VR PART THREE: WORK

PART THREE: WORK. So you have completed your augmented-reality education, graduated from your virtual university and now you are ready to enter the job market. But what kinds of work will await you in a world where computer-generated fantasies blend … Continue reading

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