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Re: we may be getting close to a post scarcity society.

I mean, hell, I've seen what the post-scarcity bodies-as-shells utopia looks like when it's simulated by thousands of real actual people rather than a single overly optimistic writer. It's EVE Online in 0.0. It is a place of darkness and madness, ruled by brutal feudal lords with the law of the gun ...

Re: we may be getting close to a post scarcity society.

So you would rather we have poverty, long work hours for those who would not want it, fighting, wars, and criminal activity over resources, people using each other for wealth and placing value on you because of your wealth, society sacrificing your health and safety in the name of profits, etc? No....

Re: we may be getting close to a post scarcity society.

If post scarcity was achievable, people may actually become less materialistic and greedy I'll make this real simple: Post-scarcity means you can indulge in material things and greed endlessly. Without limit. Completely. You are in effect saying that if somebody can do something that feels good end...

Re: we may be getting close to a post scarcity society.

In a post-scarcity society any variety of culture and behavior is probably acceptable, as the cost of various choices is no longer a concern. Literally the only commodity of value to you is your life. (And even this is subject to the possibility you cannot be duplicated, which is a question mark.) S...

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