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I'm not sure why you're getting downvoted, perhaps because people don't want to imagine modern child labour.

From my side, in the company where I work there are a small handful of people who could easily be replaced with fully unskilled labour (ie. an 8-12yo) with no negative effects.

I wasn't proposing that we employ children! My statement was made in the context of the discussion about the practicality of engaging and occupying children of certain ages in higher-order cognitive tasks.

Except for negative effects on the children? How do you schedule that with school and homework?

Of course. I was only showing it as a comparison from the adult side to show that some adults are easily replaceable with children.

I wouldn't want to actually implement it.

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