Any kind of basic income or guaranteed minimum income is becoming a must in a future society where many of the jobs have been automated, ” says Teslagrundaren Elon Musk.
the ‘guaranteed income’ – which in short means that the state pays out a regular income to all – is an idea that evokes strong political debate.
In a recent interview with CNBC tells Elon Musk, who started Paypal and Tesla, that he believes that the introduction of some kind of guaranteed income is absolutely necessary to tackle more and more jobs are expected to disappear in pace with technological developments:
– An extensive automation will create a need for a kind of universal basic income. I find it hard to see what other solutions there are.
According to the Elon Musk would a basic income be beneficial to the whole society and create new possibilities for mankind.
– It would mean that people will have time to do other things, more complex things, interesting things.
During the journey to the future of our society, we also need to come to grips with how mankind should coexist with the worldwide ai network, lift the Mouse button up.
” ultimately, I believe that we need to reach some kind of symbiosis with a digital super-intelligence.
The kind of ai system that Elon Musk describes is still far away, but the guaranteed income could become a reality in our neighbouring country Finland in the cards. At the end of the year, the Finnish government take a position on whether an attempt by robespierre to begin in the next year.
If the proposal is approved will 2 000 random pimples that today get financial assistance or unemployment benefits, rather than get 560 euros a month tax-free.
Medborgarlöner has also been in the news in Switzerland, which in June upped on the introduction of an unconditional basic income. But when the people said, its about the proposal, it was a no by a wide margin, writes the daily News.