But some jobs? Some jobs fucking /suck/. They are so easy, and so repetitive, that a machine could do them. Again, everyone knows this. In many instances, a machine has already been created which CAN do them.
But we stick with having people do it. Maybe it just costs less. Maybe the company swore to "provide jobs". Maybe there's something to the human ability to improvise. The reason why isn't really important.
@Dayglochainsaw FUCKING CLAPS 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏
@Dayglochainsaw THREAD OH WHAT A THREAD
@Dayglochainsaw there's no media representation that could make us feel this connection
look at all the sitcoms out there: how many of them are trying to humanise the (upper) middle class?
now along comes a "new" genre, and this time around it's not unambiguously painting the lower working class as direct threat like its first iteration (Frankenstein) aaaaand i honestly think we should embrace it, if that's all we have / get.
Who says minimum wage workers never rest?
@Dayglochainsaw Still thinking about this epic thread, king. Mind if I quote it in a thing I'm working on?
@Dayglochainsaw i recently read about the *original* emotional labour, and it has a lot more to do with, well, labour…
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