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To: bitt

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An example of a fallacy of false choice you might find familiar:
Corporate outsourcing is due to manufacturers looking for cheap labor; … AND … also, job losses are due to automation. See the problem?

If automation replaces labor, then why move the manufacturing process? The argument doesn’t add up. Confused? Don’t worry, you’re supposed to be.


The above is a logical fallacy. Looking for cheap labor and automation are both predicated on attempting to reduce labor costs.

The idea that they are somehow at odds is laughable. Sundance usually does better than this.

The push to reduce costs is always there. But cheap labor costs overseas and increasing labor costs in the U.S. both create pressures to move where there is cheap labor and/or to automate.


5 posted on 06/12/2018 7:53:09 AM PDT by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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To: marktwain
If automation replaces labor, then why move the manufacturing process?

Your vapid post does nothing to explain that dichotomy. You lose.

11 posted on 06/12/2018 8:03:36 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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To: marktwain

His point was if a firm automates production then why are they ALSO moving overseas?


23 posted on 06/12/2018 2:13:42 PM PDT by MeganC (There is nothing feminine about feminism.)
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