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But the 8-hour workday is too profitable for big business, not because of the amount of work people get done in eight hours (the average office worker gets less than three hours of actual work done in 8 hours) but because it makes for such a purchase-happy public. Keeping free time scarce means people pay a lot more for convenience, gratification, and any other relief they can buy. It keeps them watching television, and its commercials. It keeps them unambitious outside of work.

We’ve been led into a culture that has been engineered to leave us tired, hungry for indulgence, willing to pay a lot for convenience and entertainment, and most importantly, vaguely dissatisfied with our lives so that we continue wanting things we don’t have. We buy so much because it always seems like something is still missing.

Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed  (via ratak-monodosico)

Well this is a depressing and accurate analysis of my life right now.

(via littlebitofivory)

EXACTLY THIS. THIS IS WHAT I’M ALWAYS SAYING. THIS IS WHY I FINALLY SAID, “FUCK GOING BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE 3RD TIME! I NEED TO ACTUALLY ENJOY SOME OF MY LIFE BEFORE I GET TOO OLD AND REALIZE I WASTED ALL OF IT FOR A SYSTEM I DON’T EVEN BELIEVE IN.” 

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