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25 June 2013 @ 07:48 am
Ancient science-fiction idea discovered by Serious People  
Basic income vs. robots

Thanx to andrewducker
Tom Jacksonjacksontom on June 25th, 2013 03:30 pm (UTC)
As you no doubt know, this was advocated by Robert Anton Wilson, in the Illuminati Papers, etc.
El Coyote Gordo: eye-pyramidsupergee on June 25th, 2013 04:35 pm (UTC)
Wilson, like my other great influence Robert Heinlein, was in turn influenced by Social Credit, from whence the idea comes.
et in Arcadia egobooapostle_of_eris on June 28th, 2013 06:59 am (UTC)
El Coyote Gordo: breechessupergee on July 1st, 2013 12:21 am (UTC)
Like Harrison Bergeron, the Midas Plague describes something only a society full of idiots would perpetrate, and yet it resembles contemporary consensus reality.