ending poverty through A.I.
Even though there are different countries on different continents, in reality humans make up the country of planet earth, and it seems that it would be a good idea to eliminate poverty on a global level. Making poverty is history is a very real possibility, and it could have happened a long time ago if corporations were all dissolved and the money distributed into relevant areas of study, such as space travel and life extension.
In the nonfiction book The Science of Getting Rich, the author speaks a great deal about emerging industries and since the book was written in the 1800s during the industrialization era, emerging industries were the only current reality. In contemporary times, I have observed that just as there are emerging industries, there are industries that are WAY beyond their way out, such as newspapers and gas fueled cars. There's a reason why nobody wants to be a farmer, janitor, factory worker, or a barrista at a coffee shop. I think it's because every one inherently knows that a robot would do a better job. Since there are so many undesirable and unlucrative jobs all over the whole world, it seems like the most efficient way to eliminate these meaningless positions so all humans could live in "luxury" would be to invest money into AGI to replace human workers. Why is it that Japan keeps leading the world to a new era?
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This economy has us in survival mode, stressing out our bodies and minds.
- Economic hardship is linked to physical and psychological illness, resulting in added healthcare expenses people can't afford.
- The gig economy – think Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit, Handy – is marketed as a 'be your own boss' revolution, but it can be dehumanizing and dangerous; every worker is disposable.
- The cooperative business model can help reverse wealth inequality.
Meanwhile, Spaniards are the least likely to say their culture is superior to others.
- Survey by Pew Research Center shows great variation in chauvinism across Europe.
- Eight most chauvinist countries are in the east, and include Russia.
- British much more likely than French (and slightly more likely than Germans) to say their culture is "superior" to others.
A new study explores how certain personality traits affect individuals' attitudes on obesity in others.
- The study compared personality traits and obesity views among more than 3,000 mothers.
- The results showed that the personality traits neuroticism and extraversion are linked to more negative views and behaviors related to obesity.
- People who scored high in conscientiousness are more likely to experience "fat phobia.
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