_ In the future, if someone wants to work, it will be best to be born a machine.
The following article from The Atlantic is the best explanation I have ever read on jobs in the United States (and elsewhere, where manufacturing was/is/will be a factor in the success of a country). The prospects are not good, but now I understand the fundamental problem.
It will be interesting to see how humans fill the time from birth to death in a world where meaningful jobs are few and far between. How will people earn a living, if there are no vacancies? What will happen to idle minds and hands?
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.