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If you lack the imagination to consider such a future, learn from the best and read the Culture series of novels.



Imagination is easy. Doesn't mean it's viable (or desirable).

You cannot imagine your way out of human nature.

You'd need at minimum the entire population to be of sufficiently high IQ and high agreeableness (and low aggressiveness). This kind of population does not exist, and probably will not exist in the foreseeable future. If it did exist, it will probably be run over by another population of high aggressiveness. So unless the population of the entire planet is as such, this will continue to be mere imagination.


Mate, my grapes need attentions that I cannot give cause I'm working.

My home made spumante takes time that I have to take from other tasks, such as laying at the beach

My craft beers won't make themselves

I have tomatoes, potatoes, beans and fruit to grow

And of course programming as an hobby

I would have so much to do, if I didn't have to work…


AI will take care of your grapes and your craft beers will indeed make themselves, as will your tomatoes, potatoes, and beans.

Laying at the beach will get boring after two weeks probably.


I think there was a comment on HN yesterday relevant now: oh the wonderous things we could do with Haskell if we neither had nor needed jobs.


> AI will take care of your grapes and your craft beers will indeed make themselves

That's even better!

I love watching the others doing things

> Laying at the beach will get boring after two weeks probably.

You really lack imagination then…

Maybe your internal robot is still too strong

Yu will get it, eventually


> Laying at the beach will get boring after two weeks probably.

Learn to surf and change your mind.


You cannot imagine your way out of human nature, but you should imagine that you might not know exactly what that human nature is.


You don't have to know it exactly. You already know enough. There are enough people on the planet with low IQ and/or high aggressiveness to make this infeasible.


so low IQ and high aggressiveness is human nature?




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