Chasbo wrote:I think you are seeing now where things will go eventually .
Wider disparities in wealth. A bigger underclass. Guys like Trump tapping into the frustration. Fascism, war, communism, some other ism.
We aren't immune to societal upheavals.
Maybe after a lot of bloodshed, you get change like a universal income. I don't think it's imminent but it's not a million miles away either.
I've heard it said that as demand for those middle class manufacturing jobs decreased the demand for service type industries would increase to take their place. However, tech is threatening those jobs as well. Not only are minimum wage burger flipping jobs jobs threatened, high paying attorneys jobs and paralegal jobs are on the block as well.
Medical diagnoses, music creation, architecture, machine design. At the moment we're witnessing just the tip of the iceberg. The potential is amazing.