Stop calling jobs “work”

They’re tough, they’re unpleasant, but they’re also hijacking a very important word.

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From bullshit jobs to bullshit help – a lack of basic security

David Graeber has put forward the notion of bullshit jobs in recent years, and I highly recommend that you watch his interviews and lectures on the subject. However there is another bullshit trend happening…

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“The local Job scheme” – Nationalising employment

I’ve ranted enough about how I think a Universal Basic Income would solve a lot of society’s problems. The facts are there, it’s just up to the powers to try it out in a fair way.

However what are the other options?

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People don’t have time to become a better person

This is somewhat of an exaggeration, but full potential is definitely limited.

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Red Dwarf: Back to Earth – Ten years later

Ok, so it’s not quite ten years yet, but I decided to re-visit 2009’s Back To Earth mini series to see if it really was as bad as everyone remembers.

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It’s not always about earning money

Goals! They are incredibly important things to be sure. Not only that they define your motivation, but we seem to constantly assume that everyone else has the same goals as us.

More specifically, we assume that everyone’s goal is to simply make money…and nothing could be further than the truth.

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