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comment by lessthunk
lessthunk  ·  3348 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid? - The Atlantic

As robots gradually become the only workers..we all need to think about what's next for the whole society. Of course if there are no jobs ..then there is no income tax..so tax needs to come only from enterprise profits.

A minimum "wage" could be distributed to each and every citizen in the form of rationing of goods and services (delivered mainly by robots). A "civic contribution" could augment the basic "wage" to top it up..and people would have a lot more freetime..to be selfish with or perhaps to develop a new enterprise..