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Google. THE ABOLITION OF WORK by Bob Black. No one should ever work. Work is the source of nearly all the misery in the world. Almost any evil you'd care to name comes from working or from living in a world designed for work. In order to stop suffering, we have to stop working. That doesn't mean we have to stop doing things.

It does mean creating a new way of life based on play; in other words, a ludic conviviality, commensality, and maybe even art. The ludic life is totally incompatible with existing reality. Liberals say we should end employment discrimination. You may be wondering if I'm joking or serious. The alternative to work isn't just idleness. I am not playing definitional games with anybody. Usually -- and this is even more true in "Communist" than capitalist countries, where the state is almost the only employer and everyone is an employee -- work is employment, i. e., wage-labor, which means selling yourself on the installment plan. But modern work has worse implications. Such is "work. " Expanding Table. Whistling Village in Turkey.