Could you become a member of a useless class? 

You have seen essential jobs disappear from the workforce during your time on earth. Research a job that was once human-powered which is now done by machines. What have been the lasting consequences of this? How can we mitigate consequences while also innovating and progressing? 

Are there aspects of your job/hobbies/etc that might be better performed by machines? What would be the benefits and drawbacks of that? What’s your plan should that happen?