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If history teaches us anything, it is that automation has not been kind to the human workforce that was replaced.
Cars will be built from start to finish with the only human interaction driving them out of the end of the assembly line.
As Marx would have it, capitalism and communism converge when there is a super-abundance of goods. I guess this could be the state where the whole world is run by benevolent machines and humans just play and can have anything they want. It won't happen soon though!
Some cobblers are sticking to the last.
David, in my humble opinion, the Utopian world you describe will never come to pass. People will be paid just for existing? Where will that money come from? What is a "reasonable" wage.
Nor can I see a situation where humans will accept artificial intelligence controlling them. Not willingly. The only way this could happen is if artificial intelligence were capable of forcing its will on people.
As they say in Scotland, it's awl aboot the economy laddie.