As Yudkowsky argues, automation is, after all, nothing new. Consider what happened over the last four centuries as
we went from 95% of the population being farmers to 2% of the population being farmers (in agriculturally self-sufficient developed countries). We don't live in a world where 93% of the people are unemployed because 93% of the jobs went away.
Read Yudkowsky's Robots, AI and Unemployment AntiFAQs here.
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