Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Why Keynes' prediction about increased leisure was wrong.

As in pseudo-communist dictatorships, capitalism's ruling class has decided that a happy and productive population with plenty of free time is "a mortal danger."

Moreover,  it is highly convenient for those in power to talk up employment as the highest moral value, so that those who are reluctant to submit themselves to some kind of intense and supervised work discipline for most of their waking hours receive general opprobrium and rejection.

Employment now comes with semi-compulsory courses on zombie-enhancing 'Mindfulness' (also known by the more perceptive as McMindfulness).

read more of what David Graeber has written >>>

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