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Probably will happen to all of us in not too distant future.
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why were streets of a city that did not exist in a region that played no part in the conflict named for CSA Generals? The closest the Civil War got to South Florida was Ft. Jefferson in the Keys and Ft. Myers on the Gulf Coast. Neither was close or notable. And I have to admit, considering his post war... activities... naming a street that runs through a black neighborhood after Nathan Bedford Forrest is a big middle finger.


Well you answered it, it's just a middle finger to them pesky civil rights people. :p

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Probably will happen to all of us in not too distant future.


Seriously, I have never understood the hesitancy to automate jobs that can be automated. That is called progress, and it will drive growth in other sectors. Did people complain like this when automobiles replaced horse buggies?

I am sure they did, actually.

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I imagine the Western Union Stagecoach driver watching the train pass by told his shotgun "That will never catch on" :lol:



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Probably will happen to all of us in not too distant future.


Seriously, I have never understood the hesitancy to automate jobs that can be automated. That is called progress, and it will drive growth in other sectors. Did people complain like this when automobiles replaced horse buggies?

I am sure they did, actually.

Problem occurs when every job can be automated.
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Most of those McDonalds jobs remain intact anyway. Taking orders is only a small part. Those same people will still be making those orders, putting them together and cleaning up.

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They had those or something very similar to that when I was in Rome and they still had a few cashiers and all the people in the kitchen where still there.

They also have something like that in a few of the airports I've been to
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Probably will happen to all of us in not too distant future.

Seriously, I have never understood the hesitancy to automate jobs that can be automated. That is called progress, and it will drive growth in other sectors. Did people complain like this when automobiles replaced horse buggies?

I am sure they did, actually.
Problem occurs when every job can be automated.

At that time I will welcome our robot overlords. :p

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If its not immigrants taking our jobs, its robots! Right? Right? Life is a constant uphill battle to not lose your job to inanimate objects and people that (usually) cant speak the language. :p



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If its not immigrants taking our jobs, its robots! Right? Right? Life is a constant uphill battle to not lose your job to inanimate objects and people that (usually) cant speak the language. :p

 

Get ready for robocommunism under Karl Marxatron. :bow:


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Hey what did I say in the last thread? Real wealth is freedom from worry. If we lived in a world where things were actually free, meaning it costs nothing to provide them not that someone else has to pay for them, then we would all be wealthy.  



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Mike Pence shows us how to lead in space...

 

mike-pence-do-not-touch-nasa-space-fligh

 

D'oh!


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Mike Pence shows us how to lead in space...

 

mike-pence-do-not-touch-nasa-space-fligh

 

D'oh!

 

http://www.msn.com/e...ocid=spartandhp

 

:lol: 


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y'know, it is this kinda utopian euro-socialist nonsense which makes it possible for a dinosaur like khan noonien singh to wreak so much havoc every time he shows up in the star trek universe.  ain't khan's advanced intellect or physical advantages but is his ability to see every interaction in terms o' conflict which allows him to achieve tactical and strategic advantage before his namby-pamby federation foes even realize a war has started.  though they never met (lucky for the federation) a guy like picard would be trying to find a way to achieve compromise even when confronted by a guy like khan.  picard may be our favorite star trek captain, but kirk and sisko is the captains we need... or maybe quark.

 

 

HA! Good Fun!


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Of philosophy and gaming? You could say so:



Edited by Katphood, 09 July 2017 - 07:31 AM.


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Probably will happen to all of us in not too distant future.


Seriously, I have never understood the hesitancy to automate jobs that can be automated. That is called progress, and it will drive growth in other sectors. Did people complain like this when automobiles replaced horse buggies?

I am sure they did, actually.

Problem occurs when every job can be automated.

Indeed:


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Long live fully automated communism ;)

Honestly though, I feel like ongoing automation makes the case of the left stronger. I mean how many people will genuinely NEED to work for society to function in 20, 30 years?

Edited by Ben No.3, 09 July 2017 - 01:16 PM.


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Today NASA will begin releasing data from Juno's flyover of the great red storm on Jupiter last night. I'll be watching with great interest: http://www.inquisitr...great-red-spot/


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