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IN PRAISE OF LAZINESS (PART TWO)

IN PRAISE OF LAZINESS (PART TWO) Welcome to the second part of my essay on the virtues of being lazy. I think that, when you look at the contrast between work we evolved to do and how work is often … Continue reading

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In Praise Of Laziness

IN PRAISE OF LAZINESS What is the greatest human trait? Judging by the way it gets praised so often, one might assume that to be a ‘hard worker’ would be an obvious candidate. By general agreement, it is those who … Continue reading

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TULIPMANIA!

TULIPMANIA! If you are interested in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, chances are that you have heard some skeptic make a comparison with ‘tulips’. Why would blockchain-based assets be compared with that particular flower? Well, it is all to do with … Continue reading

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Philanthropy: Praiseworthy Or Propaganda?

PHILANTHROPY: PRAISEWORTHY OR PROPAGANDA? CHAPTER ONE How will Bill Gates be remembered? If this question had been asked in the 90s, I suspect most people would say the answer is obvious. He would be remembered as the co-founder of Microsoft, … Continue reading

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Rewarding Work In ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

REWARDING WORK IN ‘RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2’ In this essay I thought I would write about the ways in which Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 incorporates the elements work needs in order to be rewarding into its gameplay. First, though, … Continue reading

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On Slavery

ON SLAVERY (PART ONE) The past, it has been said, is a foreign country where things are done differently. At times, when looking back at the past, one feels a sense of relief to live now and not then. Who, … Continue reading

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WHY IS THERE ‘MAKE-WORK’?

WHY IS THERE ‘MAKE-WORK’? Do you always have work to do at your place of employment, or is your work of a kind where sometimes you are busy, while at other times there’s not much to do? If you are … Continue reading

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