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Automation is real, folks

Companies are actively investing in automation because it means they can produce more at a lower cost. That’s good for business. Wages, salaries, and benefits are all just overhead that can be eliminated by use of machines.

Yes, some with highly valued skills go on to get better jobs, but they are very much the minority. Most people end up finding new paid work that requires less skill, and thus pays less. The job market is steadily polarizing.

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 Put simply, the last few hundred years have been an anomaly in the history of working humans. 

It’s vital to explore the past, present, and future of work shifting from humans to machines, how it has impacted our view of time, and take a glimpse into our future.

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Most wealth is acquired because people want status. You want to spend money to show everyone else that you have the power to buy.

But seeking status is a low-status behaviour. It becomes distasteful if someone is seen trying to gain fame or new stuff to impress their friends. This results in many people telling themselves that they want material possessions for intrinsic reasons. 

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