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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Reply #13)

Sun Sep 9, 2012, 09:32 AM

16. I hear you but I don't think protectionism is as good as it sounds

Globalism is inevitable, as is the continued automation of jobs. The latter will make the former irrelevant. We can produce more and more goods and services with fewer and fewer people and this will continue to be more and more true.

I am a capitalist, generally, because as I see non-radical capitalism as the best system. However I am not certain of the future of capitalism given this condition. What good is it to produce more and more goods and services if people can't buy those goods and services? None, of course. So is this the end of capitalism?

It sounds silly but if you go to Robby the Robot and ask him to fabricate anything you want, where does leave us in terms of capitalism?

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