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The point is, that every day there are literally MILLIONS of people doing work that robots could do. They're in the sweatshops and the warehouses and the drive-tru windows. They're everywhere. You can't avoid them. Either you've had a job like this, or you know someone who does, or you interact with one every day when you pick up your morning coffee.

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@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.

@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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