chris boring (doktor242) wrote,
chris boring
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The (In)dignity of Labor

Great article on the benefits of being lazy. This I can relate to, lemme tell you.

"Idleness as a waste of time is a damaging notion put about by its spiritually vacant enemies. Introspection could lead to that terrible thing: a vision of the truth, a clear image of the horror of our fractured, dissonant world. The writer Will Self, arguing that long periods of motorway driving can be a method of recapturing lost idling time, puts it like this: 'This cultural taboo against thinking ... exists in England because of the Protestant work ethic which demands that people shouldn't be idle - ergo they shouldn't think.'"


ganked from boingboing.
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