Is homo sapiens, in the final analysis, a being incapable of living unless supported by a universal basic income (UBI)?
One of the mounting threats to liberty around the globe is that the marvels of technology are vulnerable to being exploited to normalize paternalism and dependency on government.
Technology was supposed to enable a cornucopia providing abundance (and leisure in the good sense) to all. Many do see a future in which such abundance is transcendent. Yet many in positions of leadership — most notably tech leadership itself — are extremely pessimistic about the automated future.View Article