Originally Posted By: Greger
It is up to us, not Karl Marx, to decide how capitalism is allowed to function,

Capitalism is unsustainable. Take a look around you. We're wallowing in our own filth. The oceans are dying, the atmosphere is changing as we release more and more carbon into it. We are killing the very planet that sustains us. We decided long ago how capitalism would be allowed to function.

The real issue that will make capitalism unsustainable is the twin dragons of AI and advanced robotics. Technological unemployment will take capitalism down, or at least render it unrecognizable under the fig leaf.

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