1) Logic - Being able to think clearly is useful for anyone
2) Basic troubleshooting - If you have a broken anything, printer, lawnmower, work process, coffee maker or piece of software the basic idea of how to troubleshoot remains pretty much the same
3) How to find things out when you don't know the answer - Sometimes this also involves figuring out how to decide what your question is
I don't think a mind meld with computers will even be the desired input method ever.
Ever? That's a long time. Frankly I think we'll see cranial implants that allow computer access without a keyboard during this century.
I would argue that one cannot simultaneously be a social liberal and a fiscal conservative. Social liberals uniformly support the massive welfare state that threatens our very existence as a nation.
You're confusing socially liberal with socialist, not the same thing at all. I am socially liberal in that I don't think the government should tell me what to do in my private life with regards to items like abortion, marriage, drugs, gambling, prostitution, drinking, guns, sex, religion or lack thereof, etc.
I'm glad you think that the abortion issue hasn't changed in the last 40 years.
The issue hasn't changed, just the tactics.
This has all happened before, and it will all happen again.
When the resource sector automated everyone moved to manufacturing, when manufacturing automated everyone moved to service, now that service is automating where exactly do you expect them to go?