Deus Ex Machina: God From The Machine

How useful would you think a machine that could build literally anything one could imagine be?  When I say build anything I mean BUILD ANYTHING, a rocket ship to go to Mars, a pile of gold, solar panels, replacement body parts using stem cells and hormones as the raw materials, it could even build a copy of itself and self repair.

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The first thing that comes to my mind when thinking about this is what the hell would I do with my time?  There would be no need to work. Why do we work?  So we could buy the shit we need.  That’s why I work anyway. I would study for sure.  Maybe I would get an M.D. or PhD.  I would spread the wealth.  No need to be greedy. I would print water purification devices / wells for those who need them.   I would also print copies of the machine for my friends and family with one condition:  Anyone could get the machine but they would have to agree to print at least one copy for someone else. I have to admit this idea of how to handle the supplying of the devices isn’t my own, but its a damn good one.

 

What would you do with your machine?  What would you do with your time? Would you be so philanthropic?

 

This will be a multi-part series and I’ll go into greater detail about the machine and the technology behind it. Buckle your chin straps boys and girls and get ready for Friday 11/20/15 when I put out the next installment.

johnfrancis

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