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    decimon is offline Registered User
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    Automation Replaced 800,000 Workers, Then It Created 3.5 Million New Jobs

    https://fee.org/articles/automation-...2649-108353125


    This is what happened with 'automated' weaving in the UK. Hand made textiles was a critical industry and the elite minds of the day predicted crushing unemployment. The opposite occurred.

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    Captain Ludd loses the argument once again....
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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveFoerster View Post
    Captain Ludd loses the argument once again....

    To date, labor-saving devices have advanced us. Perhaps not in every case but on the whole.

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