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  • mstefanik

    That article could have been written in the 1840s about the increased use of technology (like combine harvesters) in agriculture and the broader effects of the industrial revolution as a whole that reduced the need for human labor.

    Even if technology companies in the United States would intentionally reduce the rate of innovation that results in a reduction of the need for human labor, all that would ultimately happen is that more Americans would be improverished as the rest of the world advanced (far) beyond us over the decades.