We should all be working 4 days a week, and maybe 6 hours a day. That should be the standard.

What is the point of all the technology we've invented to make our lives easier and more productive if we don't use it to free ourselves up to spend more time enjoying life?

Instead, we just keep working ourselves to death and all the productivity gains are converted to higher profits that are all funneled to the wealthy.

@erellsworth “Rossum’s Universal Robots will produce so much wheat, so much cloth, so much everything that things will no longer have any value. Everyone will be able to take as much as he needs. There’ll be no more poverty. Yes, people will be out of work, but by then there’ll be no work left to be done. Everything will be done by living machines. People will do only what they enjoy. They will live only to perfect themselves.”
― Karel Čapek, R.U.R.

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@samgai Instead we throw away the extra wheat and cloth in order to keep the prices up and profits flowing to the top.

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