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It was quiet in Sainsbury’s this morning, so I paid for my stuff at a checkout.

The lady at the till asked me how I was, and so we chatted briefly. She’d had a very quiet Easter. Hadn’t left the house in four days. Assuming she eventually left home to return to work, if a machine was to take her job in the future, what would have then made her leave her house? And, if she hadn’t got anyone at home to talk to, with whom would her…