A City Guide To Ambad for Smith recognized that the lives of workers were not always happy. He wrote of the stultifying effect of mass production and believed that doing the same task over and over made workers both stupid and ignorant. Smith accepted the responsibility of government to issue regulations for worker protection. He was concerned that young boys were put to work in factories without receiving an education and feared that they would grow up with no moral restraints. He saw education as a way to improve the lives of workers to keep them from being viewed as extensions of the machinery they operated. Ricardo maintained that the goal of the worker was simply to have enough money to take care of his dependents at the standard of living to which they were accustomed. On the whole, Ricardo saw the worker as cog in the machinery of industrialization. A City Guide To Ambad 2016.