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The author described the problem but didn't suggest any thought-out solution (just hinted he might favor UBI), and even made a point to leave it open-ended (that he is not in a…

The author described the problem but didn't suggest any thought-out solution (just hinted he might favor UBI), and even made a point to leave it open-ended (that he is not in a position to devise the solution). How convenient this is, with him being an academician! This seriously reduces credibility of the book, while there are grains of truth in what he wrote. Yes, there are many useless jobs and there have always been, for pretty much the same reason through centuries, which he plausibly identified (wealthy keeping other unfortunate folks busy with token jobs and giving them a bit of money for that to maintain social order).

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The author is a communist, pardon - anarchist as he identifies himself in the book. They don't need solutions:

 

at 9am on 12/13/2018
The author described the problem but didn't suggest any thought-out solution (just hinted he might favor…
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at 7am on 12/13/2018