I suspect that we in the Industrialized nations imagined for a while living in a world where servitude was taken over by machines, and to some degree that DID happen
Reflections on Having a Servant
Bernie Bleske

Interesting account, thanks for sharing. Most in Europe would probably agree things appear to be going a little backwards. But I don’t think we’ve yet reached a stage of thinking development of machines to make our lives easier is a thing of the past, or indeed contemplating any possibility of a return to servitude culture. Things in America must be worse than we thought.