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Klaus Schwab on "genetic editing"
The 4th industrial revolution.. i heard a story once that back in the day it was common place for factories to be built near rivers so that they could use a water wheel to drive belts that ran along the ceilings of the factory to drive the machines in the factory. often times there would be workers on the floors above these belts so dirt and dust would be thrown down onto the belts. this created a terrible working environment for the people under these belts. the story goes that the word "sabotage" comes from the french words sabot(a wooden shoe common to the time) and étage(the french word for floor). workers in these factories would throw the sabot up into the belt and they would get caught in the rollers and bring the whole belt to the floor- sabotage.
the advent of electricity made the use of waterwheels obsolete. and what became of these water wheels and belt systems of old when the factories modernized?
the advent of automation will make human workers obsolete and what will become of those workers when the factories modernize?