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Re: Workless

Postby Gloominary » Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:43 pm

Zero_Sum wrote:
gib wrote:
Gloominary wrote:If we're to survive as a species, we must do as little as we can.


This makes absolutely no sense. If I live as a bum, making no money, I stand the best chances of survival?


What about the man that works hard his entire life and dies of a massive heart attack at the age of fifty five?

Better yet a man who works thirty five years at a company that eventually becomes outsourced to a foreign nation leaving him broke, without any retirement, and destroys all his life savings in the process.

Then of course there is the wealthiest of the world where they're the idle leisure class, they're bums of course just bums that happened to worth millions or billions of dollars.

exactly, what about that guy who worked 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, drank 6 cups of coffee and 6 cans of pop a day, ate at McDicks because he didn't have time to eat properly or exercise, only managed to get 4 hours of sleep a night, and his heart exploded because it couldn't cope with all the stress and unhealthy living?
Well, increasingly that's what the average American and Canadians lifestyle looks like, chasing the American Mirage, a shrinking middle class and a standard of living in freefall.
I say no, I'd rather work as little as I can, be healthy, and not contribute to the destruction of the environment or making the fat cats even fatter and lazier.
I'd rather rant online all day about how this sux, and if more people spent their time and energy scamming the system back, and working towards a socialist revolution, things could be different.
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Re: Workless

Postby Zero_Sum » Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:58 pm

Gloominary wrote:exactly, what about that guy who worked 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, drank 6 cups of coffee and 6 cans of pop a day, ate at McDicks because he didn't have time to eat properly or exercise, only managed to get 4 hours of sleep a night, and his heart exploded because it couldn't cope with all the stress and unhealthy living?
Well, increasingly that's what the average American and Canadians lifestyle looks like, chasing the American Mirage, a shrinking middle class and a standard of living in freefall.
I say no, I'd rather work as little as I can, be healthy, and not contribute to the destruction of the environment or making the fat cats even fatter and lazier.
I'd rather rant online all day about how this sux, and if more people spent their time and energy scamming the system back, and working towards a socialist revolution, things could be different.



It's quite simple really, if people are not properly incentivized, motivated, compensated in wages, having access to benefits of society, having concern of their overall health, having access to education or social mobility, or having access to a higher living standards where instead it is entirely reduced where they're treated little more than mere slaves people are not going work very well under such environmental conditions. And why should they? Why should they work for nothing at all?! What such an arrangement to be under! Instead of however addressing this subject in western society where there is a lot of special interests not to it's easier to call people lazy, societal defects, and call them a burden on society. There is no representation in government today to address these issues and that is because profit of the few individuals that run it.

That's where we're at in this insane socio economic experiment of western civilization.
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Re: Workless

Postby Gloominary » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:07 pm

Zero_Sum wrote:
Gloominary wrote:exactly, what about that guy who worked 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, drank 6 cups of coffee and 6 cans of pop a day, ate at McDicks because he didn't have time to eat properly or exercise, only managed to get 4 hours of sleep a night, and his heart exploded because it couldn't cope with all the stress and unhealthy living?
Well, increasingly that's what the average American and Canadians lifestyle looks like, chasing the American Mirage, a shrinking middle class and a standard of living in freefall.
I say no, I'd rather work as little as I can, be healthy, and not contribute to the destruction of the environment or making the fat cats even fatter and lazier.
I'd rather rant online all day about how this sux, and if more people spent their time and energy scamming the system back, and working towards a socialist revolution, things could be different.



It's quite simple really, if people are not properly incentivized, motivated, compensated in wages, having access to benefits of society, having concern of their overall health, having access to education or social mobility, or not having access to a higher living standards where instead it is entirely reduced where they're treated little more than mere slaves people are not going work very well under such environmental conditions. And why should they? Why should they work for nothing at all?! What such an arrangement to be under! Instead of however addressing this subject in western society where there is a lot of special interests not to it's easier to call people lazy, societal defects, and call them a burden on society. There is no representation in government today to address these issues and that is because profit of the few individuals that run it.

That's where we're at in this insane socio economic experiment of western civilization.

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