17) Wages are being systematically broken in the developed world. The rich do not believe they need you, except as wage-slave labor. You will all be company store slaves, paying rental streams to everyone to be allowed to continued to eke out a miserable existence.
Boldfaced emphasis added by me.
What will that be like?
Let a writer show you.
Philip K. Dick knew. He was poor.
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You will pay.
You will pay and pay and pay. For everything.