Positive Future #119 (Feature photo – Robotics – CCA SA 3.0 Unported)
The assumption is that as the world moves to robotics, that there will be no loss of jobs. But then, why are there no exhaustive studies to prove that?
There is no guarantee that large sectors of Earths 7.5 billion people will have the purchasing power to buy what a robotics dominated economy will produce.
Much of the race towards robotics is driven not by a vision to improve the lives (purchasing) power of the masses, but exactly the opposite – reducing the use of people and reducing the expense that people represent.
Is the externalization of people and their paychecks insufficient reason to re-invent the financial system in a way that allows people to enjoy the fruits of robotics?