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No it isn't. It's predicated on the fact that the government prevents people from starting small businesses. Why do you idiots think the only two possible systems are "Nazi boots on your face at all times" and "OMG ANARCHY"? Did the Nazis crush your head a little more than average?
"If everything is privately owned and they have nothing to offer but labor, which is devalued or valueless in our hypothetical robot-run world, where do they get this money?"
Where do people get money from now? Surely everyone can afford to spend $2.50 for 24 water bottles and sell them for 25 or 50 cents each? If you can't afford that, go to a food pantry.
"If he's starting with nothing,"
Why do you make retarded assumptions? Fuck, he can go sell some plasma and feed himself while making a little stand out of a discarded cardboard box. Just sell sealed, prepackaged stuff that you can buy in minor bulk.
If you want to discuss things, you would do well not to strawman people and go full retard with the reductio ad absurdum.
No, I think you are.
Anonymous idiot, you are a genius!
Also note that your argument is the equivalent of saying "well, if the first rung on the ladder isn't on the literal absolute floor, we should let the government raise it up so high you need a college degree to flip burgers."
People don't realize that literally all evils in the marketplace are due to initiation of aggression, and in government we have an agency that claims that it has the right and moral obligation to initiate aggression at any time and in any place. Is it really a surprise that they are at the root of the problems we have in the marketplace?
Also, you don't have to die. The world we are trying to build is one without sickness or death. Extend the lifespan of man by a hundred years and by the end of that hundred years he will figure out how to extend it a thousand. At the end of that thousand, he will figure out how to extend it until the heat death of the universe. Sometime between now and then, we might just find a way around that as well.
Nihilism is automatically for the lose.