Using examples, such as Finland’s Universal Income experiment, we know that having no job leads to a problem of purpose. The importance of having a sense of purpose is discussed. There are parallels in Covid, where people with a purpose did great things, whilst others festered. Historical parallels for structural job losses are discussed and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is put into perspective. Humanity needs something bigger – a sense of Mission – and designed correctly, AI could actually be our saviour. The potential of AI to propel humanity into a new golden age is reviewed.