Monday, April 20, 2015

In Praise of Idleness By Bertrand Russell

85 years later it still speak volumes especially for the overworked. I guess it kind of makes me a bit of both, firstly overworked for a number of years and now leisurely a capitalist, getting returns to fund the industry to produce even more stuff we all don't need. Secondly, eschew the virtue of money with living and learning within the means (not that the returns can afford that much luxury anyway) which actually go against the principal of my funding itself. Ironic? This is something I need to think and explore further. Bet people will say if everyone is like you (not really possible I think) then the economy will collapse.
In Praise of Idleness By Bertrand Russell
Like most of my generation, I was brought up on the saying: 'Satan finds some mischief for idle hands to do.' Being a highly virtuous child, I believed all that I was told, and acquired a conscience which has kept me working hard down to the present moment. But although my conscience has controlled…

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