Monday, March 17, 2008

Awesome Sci-Fi Bureaucracy

Since Monday is Sci-Fi and Bureaucracy Day I thought I would share Cracked's item "5 Awesome Sci-Fi Inventions (That Would Actually Suck)." Go read the whole thing, but I have a comment on the following point from the end of the article:
The bad news is, of course, it would eliminate your job. Your job, and all your friends' jobs, and, well, almost everyone else's. No need for farms or factories or stores. The only people who'd still be working are doctors and the people who make replicators. Oh, wait, you can just have a huge replicator that makes replicators. Nevermind.
And bureaucrats! Someone needs to license the doctors, inspect the replicators, and create reports on replicator security.

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