What do you think will be illegal in the future?

Jacobh

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my car will be illegal, for sure. I don't even know how still is legal and still is being sold.

On environmental side, It runs on Diesel, weight more than 2 tons and is extremely inefficient. It is noisy as hell

On safety side, it has seat-belts and pretty much nothing else, no air bags, no isofix for toddler seats, no assists whatsoever, nothing. (It has ABS but due to the gigantic tire size, it lock wheels anyway).

You still can buy this thing brand new, but the law shouldn't allow it.

What kind of car do you have? From your description it would already not be legal to purchase new in many countries.
 

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Not sure where you got this from. Trade is not unique to Capitalism, it existed long before and will (hopefully if our world is still intact) exist after Capitalism. All Capitalism did was turn trade into a method of consolidating power for the bourgeoisie, as a means of generating profit instead of meeting actual needs and sustaining society.

I mean - specifically - post-Capitalism. Whether that be Socialism or Communism or some other yet unknown system of governance.
I dare say we have very different definitions of capitalism, and I am not sure how many will share yours.

Likewise can communism work with people being basically hairless monkeys with lizard brains still intact? Attempts thus far it seem to fail in fairly short order, and be nowhere anybody wants to live. Removing the lizard brain and making everybody lack self interest lands us back in the


Also is there not always going to be a trade imbalance? Someone somewhere will take that risk (on a market, on an invention, on a method of optimising workflow...), be that much smarter, be that much stronger, be that much more pretty, get a better harvest, build a better mousetrap, build a machine to build mousetraps cheaper than others and thus gain an upper hand at some level, in turn that excess gets poured into more security for them/their family/their tribe (see Dunbar's number) when things are perhaps not as nice and thus we are back into having people accrue wealth at different rates.
 

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What kind of car do you have? From your description it would already not be legal to purchase new in many countries.
this car https://www.troller.com.br/conheca-o-carro/monte-o-seu

You can buy it brand new right now, the production will halt but not because any law, they will stop because Ford is leaving Brazil and decided not to sell this factory, opting for close instead.

I think it is illegal in half of the world or more already, here it is not.
 
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I don't even... it could be ANYthing. I mean, I already have to pay to put a two fucking second blast of AIR in my car tires at certain locations. Like when someone first realized people would pay for water in a bottle.
 

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Many things will be illegal while others won't be anymore. But the sad part of this is that most of them won't be decided by the vast majority of people all over the world, but by a very few of them deciding what's the best for us all, while really deciding what's the best for huge corporations and big international companies interests.

Where there's money involved there won't be common interests involved, but interests of a few, and those will be more relevant.

In the end, it really doesn't matter what will be legal or illegal, we will have to assent.
 
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Many things will be illegal while others won't be anymore. But the sad part of this is that most of them won't be decided by the vast majority of people all over the world, but by a very few of them deciding what's the best for us all, while really deciding what's the best for huge corporations and big international companies interests.

Where there's money involved there won't be common interests involved, but interests of a few, and those will be more relevant.

In the end, it really doesn't matter what will be legal or illegal, we will have to assent.
good answer
 

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Non-synthetic meat. Only thought of this while I was eating a steak for dinner but can imagine a time when it wouldn't come from killing an animal.
Economics and gastronomics might see synthetic rule the roost (if I can grow a slab of unexercised and thus super tender steak with no fat lines other than those I want and certainly no gristly bits the size of the table for less money/space/time/pollution/slaughter issues/transport issues than even factory farming a cow that would produce less meat in total then yeah).
Tradition, religious exceptions (I can see a path for many already and much is already tolerated on such a basis) and general lack of power from the vegan and whatnot lobby to effect such a law (outside change environmental set gets a look in if cows = methane, though it is not necessarily that simple as the ability for cows/sheep/horses/pigs/[insert rest of old mac donald nursery rhyme] to reclaim land and manage it is considerable) means outright illegal is a harder sell.

Literally nothing that's said in this thread.
You don't envisage a future where
AI driving takes over from people*
"we are the only ones allowed to fix this because safety/[insert fearmongering of choice]" becomes the standard (it already is in a lot of things, or is so difficult as to functionally be that -- if nothing else see the average building permit setup and wonder if your grandfather would have had to do the same for the same job?)
a ban on tobacco happens (we have known it is awful for you for well over a century at this point, taxes keep getting higher, ages keep getting higher, restrictions keep getting greater in scope, incentives to not/to stop keep getting increased, costs of insurance if you do keep getting more, youth rates seem to be falling... a ban seems well within reason once enough of the old ones stop/die, and even more so if the take a pill and you will stop)
various types of vehicles because omissions (there are many places with limits already, and the reason the UK gets all the nice old Japanese left hand drive cars for nothing is because they become worthless there after a few years when they will never pass emissions regs).
governments trying to restrict what essentially anybody able to attach a file to an email can make from more than shit tier plastic (as it stands today $5000 would probably get me enough CNC machines, which are not the hardest things in the world to operate, to make some very nice firearms, indeed https://www.bitchute.com/video/ddLJ7uqJynwL/ and the rest of that series should probably serve to illustrate quite a bit there)
or a few other things along those lines.

There are those in this thread that seem to want to gripe about the state of freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of association, freedom to do what you like and other things usually bundled with those (all under attack, and have been from various parties for decades now), the prevalence of the "as a service" model, and those that like to ponder their favourite dystopian science fiction more than might have been ideal. However there do seem to be several things posited thus far that seem eminently plausible even in an "ideal" future without some wackadoodle types coming into power and stomping all over rights in the name of their particular beliefs.


*between insurance rates, cost of what would then/soon be vintage cars, speed issues (AI driving knowing exactly what every other car to the horizon is doing can result in some serious ballet type sequences to outside observers, see also warehouse robots, which human manual control would make thousands of times less efficient at best), fuel issues, aggravations with getting/renewing a driving permit it will probably be de facto illegal, maybe resembling automatic fire guns today in the US (nothing made after, nothing imported after, has to be on our registry, and wouldn't you know the key part we are calling the fundamentals of this happens to be a consumable...).
 
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