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Comment: Increase pay, reduce work week. (Score 5, Insightful) 452

by Boronx (#48642561) Attached to: What Happens To Society When Robots Replace Workers?

Maybe people shouldn't have to work so much? Just pay people a living salary for doing 10 hours per week or something. Isn't that the dream? If we get more stuff for less work, let's kick back a little bit and let people do what they want most of the time. I think we'll be amazed at what will happen when most of the world's time is freed.

Comment: Re:It has been done. (Score 1) 447

by Boronx (#48631555) Attached to: Virtual Reality Experiment Wants To Put White People In Black Bodies

So your whole country is being incinerated from the air. You have a few downed pilots who could tell you a thing or two about how to stop them.

Case Closed.

Only we hanged the Japanese torturers for doing that, and rightly so.

"Should any American soldier be so base and infamous as to injure any [prisoner]. . . I do most earnestly enjoin you to bring him to such severe and exemplary punishment as the enormity of the crime may require. Should it extend to death itself, it will not be disproportional to its guilt at such a time and in such a cause... for by such conduct they bring shame, disgrace and ruin to themselves and their country." -- George Washington, charge to the Northern Expeditionary Force, Sept. 14, 1775

You are a coward and a monster.

Comment: Re:Conservatives mostly don't like the involvement (Score 1) 199

by Boronx (#48615281) Attached to: Single Group Dominates Second Round of Anti Net-Neutrality Comment Submissions

Without regulated net neutraility, your concept would never work, since the big carriers could just pick favorites among the little guys and dictate who actually gets to run fiber into your neighborhood. Yeah, other companies could, but they're going to get just a trickle of bandwidth.

In the sciences, we are now uniquely priviledged to sit side by side with the giants on whose shoulders we stand. -- Gerald Holton