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A Radically Beneficial World: Automation, Technology and Creating Jobs for All: The Future Belongs to Work That Is Meaningful

A Radically Beneficial World Automation Technology and Creating Jobs for All The Future Belongs to Work That Is Meaningful What if we could hit the reset button on the way we create money work commerce and community This is not an idle question for technology now enables us to hit that reset button and organize the cre

  • Title: A Radically Beneficial World: Automation, Technology and Creating Jobs for All: The Future Belongs to Work That Is Meaningful
  • Author: Charles Hugh Smith
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • What if we could hit the reset button on the way we create money, work, commerce and community This is not an idle question, for technology now enables us to hit that reset button and organize the creation of money, work, commerce and community in new ways.If we could start from scratch, what would a new system look like To answer that, we must understand why the currentWhat if we could hit the reset button on the way we create money, work, commerce and community This is not an idle question, for technology now enables us to hit that reset button and organize the creation of money, work, commerce and community in new ways.If we could start from scratch, what would a new system look like To answer that, we must understand why the current system is failing.The current system is based on five principles that are assumed to be true Money created by banks trickles down to create work for all Technology creates jobs than automation destroys Centralization is the solution to large scale economic problems Expanding debt and consumption i.e growth is the path to prosperity Maximizing private gain organizes the economy to the benefit of allAll five have proven to be untrue No wonder inequality is rising and opportunity is declining Clearly, we need a new system that offers what the current system cannot meaningful work for all.This book describes a global system that integrates money, work, commerce and community in new ways, using social technical innovations that are already in daily use.This book is the practical blueprint of a new system that offers opportunities for meaningful work and ownership of the sources of prosperity not just to a few, but to everyone.In this system, every individual has the power to change the system for the betterment of themselves and every other participant Being at the top of the heap is no longer a prerequisite Everyone who is powerless in the current arrangement is empowered in this new system Empowered to not just better themselves and their family, but better their community and through that organization, the larger community of Planet Earth.A radically beneficial world beckons what are we waiting for

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    1. Very much worth reading. It has 2 parts, an analysis of our current dysfunctional world and financial system; and a 2nd part with a concrete proposal on how to change things based on basic human decency and computer and communication technologies. The analysis is forceful and brilliant; I didn't buy the CLIME ("Community Labor Integrated Money Economy") proposal offered as a basis of a possibly better system, as it implied too much social engineering to my liking, the first episode of the 3rd se [...]

    2. While there are a few useful nuggets about the structural problems in the economy that deal with the problems caused by the negative impacts of technology on employment and while Smith makes some good points about the importance of sustainability in economic activity, the solutions proposed make little sense to me. This is basically a doomer book, telling us the global economy is about to unravel and what we need to do to rebuild it in a just and equitable way. I doubt any of this has much to do [...]

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