“We’re taught to think that everybody wants something for nothing, that people are essentially trying to get the most they can out of the world for the least amount of effort. But if you give them a job where they can just collect a pretty good salary for doing nothing, they feel terrible. It has all these depression, anxiety. It has all these psychosomatic effects. People talk about all these strange illnesses that just disappear the moment they get a real job that has responsibilities.”
Proposed solution: UBI
Why most of our jobs are meaningless
A new book called “Bullshit Jobs: A Theory,” looks at how a lot of the work that people do is meaningless.
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