The New Luddites: Why The Anti-Robot/AI Scaremongers Are Wrong, Again

However, as familiar as the generally luddite tone of this new argument for UBI may seem on its surface, it nevertheless does have one key difference from the more traditional arguments against labor saving technology. This difference not only sets the new AI scaremongering argument apart as meaningfully different than the arguments which have gone before, but also highlights a fundamental misunderstanding its proponents suffer from, concerning the very nature of what a market economy is, and what drives it.