Personhood for Robots Will Destroy the Economy and Jobs or Will It?

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Robots won’t be tax-paying, and they will eliminate jobs and create a great need for re-training out-of-work humans. Who will train the humans? Automation is no longer just a problem for those working in manufacturing. Physical labor was replaced by robots; mental labor is going to be replaced by AI and software. — Andrew Yang Once the Supreme Court moved to provide a corporation with “personhood” in the Citizens United case, the doorway for algorithms and their robots was wide open for new law interpretations. Flesh and blood were no longer a requirement for protection under the law. The questions are beginning to…...

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Patricia Farrell Patricia Farrell is a licensed clinical psychologist in New Jersey and Florida in the United States, a published author, former psychiatric researcher, educator and consultant to WebMD. She specializes in stress and medical illness and has been in the field for over 30 years. Prior to becoming a psychologist, Dr. Farrell held a number of editorial positions in trade magazine publishing and newspaper syndication. Her interests include photography, computers and writing both fiction and non-fiction.