the dogma of hard work-which is deeply embedded in contemporary notions of what it means to be American-is what keeps us toiling and keeps us happy to be exploited in this way.
the myth suggests to us that a “good job
It seems no body’s business to try to better things
It will soon be difficult to put up a shelf without a degree in shelf putting up.
Being safe is fiction.
Governments appreciate terrorists, because they provide a good advertisement for the need for government, for its protection. They love wars, because they give government a reason for existing – to save us from the infidel.
No! Be weak! Give up! You can’t do everything. Lower your standards. Get friends to come and help you.
We need to be responsible for ourselves; we must create our own republics. Today we hand over our responsibility to the boss, to the company, to government, and then blame them when everything goes wrong.
When people say ” I just don’t have enough time ” they mean ” I prioritized something else.
Joyful chaos, working in tune with the seasons, telling the time by the sun, variety, change, self-direction; all this was replaced with a brutal, standardized work culture, the effects of which we are still suffering from today.