Tag Archive: work

Enter the Machinocene

Without technology, human beings are not all that special. Maybe humans have great spirits, but who is to say a human spirit is any different from the spirit of a wolf or a… Continue reading

Leaving and Returning

Kids are always complaining about going to school. When I was a kid, I used to like going to school. I didn’t always enjoy the actual part of going, being uprooted from where… Continue reading

Ranks and Levels in the Workplace

Many of us spend most of our time at the workplace. If you have a job that requires you to go somewhere and interact with people, which is really most jobs, then you… Continue reading

Don’t Work When Sick

Human beings and machines have a lot in common. They can both be used to perform jobs and do work. Unlike humans, machines don’t have feelings. At least not yet. Machines never feel… Continue reading

Tips for Self-Cultivation

The only person you are stuck with forever is yourself. Calls abound for people to discover themselves, but the self is not like a continent or a mineral. A self is not something… Continue reading

The Strangest Question

I work in a public building where a large part of my job is giving information to people. I stand behind a desk and answer questions. Rich and poor, young and old, educated… Continue reading

Work Fast or Work Right?

No matter where you live or who you are, you will encounter work. We usually think of work as a job or occupation, something you do to earn money or food. But it… Continue reading

Astronauts

When I was a kid I thought I might like to be an astronaut. Then I learned that I just don’t have enough dedication for that. Potential astronauts spend their whole lives working,… Continue reading

Work and Play.

It seems for many the value of a person is directly proportional to how much they exert themselves. People are socially rewarded by working late, or picking up heavy things without help, or… Continue reading

The Secret Lords of Civilization

One of the most fascinating things about the Indian subcontinent is its caste system. The caste system is a method of organizing people into a social hierarchy based on their family history and… Continue reading

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