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Average American worker takes less vacation than a medieval peasant - Business Insider
Go back 200, 300, or 400 years and you find that most people did not work very long hours at all. In addition to relaxing during long holidays, the medieval peasant took his sweet time eating meals, and the day often included time for an afternoon snooze.
"The tempo of life was slow, even leisurely; the pace of work relaxed," notes Shor. "Our ancestors may not have been rich, but they had an abundance of leisure."
Pol._11  pol.639  IPE  work  capitalism  Power_materials 
may 2018 by Jibarosoy
How Hunter-Gatherers May Hold the Key to our Economic Future - Evonomics
“Imagine a society in which the work week seldom exceeds 19 hours, material wealth is considered a burden, and no one is much richer than anyone else”, gushed Time Magazine in an editorial about the Bushmen in November 1969, “The people are comfortable, peaceable, happy and secure…This Elysian community actually exists.”
SON  state  Economics  capitalism  Power_materials  Violence_y_Power  pol.639  Pol._11 
february 2018 by Jibarosoy

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