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With the arrival of total automation in the future, will human beings not work or will we work very little, we will dedicate ourselves to leisure and personal projects, and will we be maintained by the system?

With the arrival of total automation in the future, will human beings not work or will we work very little, we will dedicate ourselves to leisure and personal projects, and will we be maintained by the system?

People must work and problem-solve. This is how they develop their brains. Sure they can be taught concepts and thereby programmed by others, but they will fail to acquire reason. Only with reason, do people become self-reliant and self-governing. Both, are essential components of freedom.

Without reason and self-governance, the people will eventually choose an authoritarian leader and strong man to pacify society. At some point, likely with the strongman’s own irrationality and inability to problem solve, the people, in anger and despair, will tear civilization down.

It has happened before: Eastern Mediterranian Late Bronze Age Collapse

The leisurely “utopia” will never come to pass. THANK GOD. Civilization, and its citizens, will retain purpose.