only issue is, how much will you get paid to just walk around? If we want to
take an example, see the wages of waiters…without minimum wage floors, its
impossible to survive. flip side, who will pay for it? the average joe or mango
man will have very little discretionary funds to spend on stuff like this. even
micro-payments wouldnt help, you need a bare minimum to get some basics in
place and the capacity or desire to pay for this has gone. Look at our smart
phones. besides the phone itself, pretty much all the value add via the apps
are free. If I look at my app and i look at my interactions, extremely little
is actually being paid for to the creator. very very little. and that also goes
to large corporates who can scale up.
> On 19 Oct 2016, at 06:45, Alaric Snell-Pym <ala...@snell-pym.org.uk> wrote:
> On 18/10/16 15:42, Bruce A. Metcalf wrote:
>> The challenge to an economic utopia isn't building it or even
>> maintaining it. The challenge is to provide something for the
>> lumpenproletariat to do with their free time that is not more
>> destructive than what the creatives produce.
> Oh, I think you underestimate humanity. You don't need an above-average
> IQ to be useful. There will still be sports, and there will still be
> jobs that focus around talking to people rather than doing "brain work".
> There is social utility in a person who is warm and caring.
> Alaric Snell-Pym