- Capitalism and Alternatives -
keep dreaming...its our only chance
Posted by: bill on April 29, 1999 at 10:39:43:
In Reply to: Jobs of the future. posted by borg on April 28, 1999 at 15:57:38:
: Anyone who doesn't see the worth of this is simply gonna get
: left out in the cold, particularly as the Cosmic Nipple
: runs dry.
: Wake up call, folks.
For a wake up call try getting a hold of Jeremy Rifkin's "The End of Work".
Extending Lark's point- automation will in the near future enable more production than it is possible to consume. The crises of over-production by a smaller and smaller workforce, combined with a growing number of lower paid jobs, seems a looming inevitability. We will be waking up to a nightmare.