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The RBE Begins For Real (The Transition Collection)

Outside TVP Educational Videos. The Zeitgeist Movement. Learning for everyone, by everyone, about almost anything. An Intro. to a Resource-Based Economy [ TEDx - Peter Joseph ] Featured Essay The Abolition of Work by Bob Black, 1985 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. 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. " Work makes a mockery of freedom. You are what you do. State control of the economy is no solution. A Gathering For Kindred Souls looking to live off The Grid. Science Glossary A - K. Human anatomy.

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