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The Modern Trap of Feeling Obligated to Turn Hobbies Into Hustles
We don’t have to monetize or optimize or organize our joy. Hobbies don’t have to be imbued with a purpose beyond our own enjoyment of them. They, alone, can be enough.
creativity  work  art  capitalism  business  attention  careers  career 
8 days ago by allaboutgeorge
NYT: The Power of Whimsy
"I love what I do, I love the people I work with, I care very much about the value of the work I create, and I don't need more money than I have. This is not revolutionary philosophy. It's just common sense."
writing  music  careers  authors  art  songwriting  connecticut  identity  creativity  money  work  love 
february 2008 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: A French Employee's Work Celebrates the Sloth Ethic
I feel too lazy to point her to Bob Black's "The Abolition of Work"
careers  corporations  jobless  jobs  work 
august 2004 by allaboutgeorge

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