We just invented new ones.
I don't think art can become the main work, it's subject to very winner-takes-all dynamics. Not enough will pay for mediocre art. And AI can easily result in mass unemployment, if it turns out that you basically have to think like an executive to remain employable in an AI driven economy, the AIs doing the lower level work.
There's quite a lot of people that think industrial civilization will collapse in this century, it's so interesting to contrast them with utopianism. For my part, I can't see AI fixing the favelas, which is what makes me skeptical of the notion we can tech our way out of our problems.
A good article, post. Whenever I think about a better society and what is better for everyone, I keep looking to the Nordic countries because they really understand it. The only argument I have is that physiological and safety needs have not been met unilaterally in the USA. I won't go into details or examples because the daily news from the USA proves it. But for many, it has been resolved and finding more to do artistically makes sense. I am trying to start my author career while working a 8:30-15:30 M-F job, in the hope of getting the next reduction of work to that 15 hr work week while maintaining or increasing my income.