Imagine a Work-Free World – Would It Be So Bad ? (via The Atlantic)

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“Some [people] imagine that the coming work-free world will be defined by inequality: A few wealthy people will own all the capital, and the masses will struggle in an impoverished wasteland.” writes Ilana E. Strauss End of June in her article on The Atlantic. But …

The Land of Cockaigne by Bruegel the Elder“… it doesn’t necessarily follow from findings like these that a world without work would be filled with malaise. Such visions are based on the downsides of being unemployed in a society built on the concept of employment. In the absence of work, a society designed with other ends in mind could yield strikingly different circumstances for the future of labor and leisure.”

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