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Google+ TVP Global TV. V Blog-Talk Radio. 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. A Gathering For Kindred Souls looking to live off The Grid. Science Glossary A - K. Air resistanceAir resistance is a frictional force experienced by objects as they move through air or as air flows around them.

Science Glossary A - K

It generally opposes the motion of the object or the air flow around it, and is created by the air rubbing on the outside surface of the object. Students often neglect its influence because it is difficult to calculate and only of significance with high relative speeds or large surface areas. It is responsible for the operation of parachutes and important in the design of aircraft and cyclone tolerant buildings. ArteriesArteries are muscular blood vessels in the body that transport blood away from the heart to capillaries or the lungs. Most arteries convey blood rich in oxygen or, in the case of the pulmonary arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs, carbon dioxide.

Artificial light sourceA luminous object which is manufactured or controlled by humans. Caloriea unit of energy widely used to measure the chemical energy in food. Human anatomy.

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