As technology advances, it's inevitable that jobs will be lost to increasingly sophisticated robots.
We should be embracing that freedom from drudgery. No-one wants to stack shelves for Amazon.
But our current focus on jobs means that the less-educated get left on the scrapheap. That's bad for everyone.
A universal basic income is an essential part of an equitable, just society, where there is dignity for all citizens.
By breaking the nexus between employment and money for living, we free ourselves and our societies to do better things.
And don't think it's just manual labour that can be automated. "Knowledge workers" are next.