Meaningless jobs keep everyone employed, but at the cost of real prosperity and human satisfaction.
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David Graeber and Rutger Bregman discuss the amazing explosion of bullshit jobs, where the political and economic goal of full employment has led to the greatest and most expensive welfare system of all time.
C’mon is this guy saying that Google’s VP of Diversity is unnecessary?
Useless job that provides nothing to society… Have you ever heard of hedge funds?
This explains the push to get women to choose a career over marriage. Feminism was a top down movement to enrich the 1%.
I read that 60% of peer reviewed sociology research papers have zero references to them. What I mean by zero references to them is that the majority of these “peer reviewed” studies and papers are never used as references. The university career machine is completely bloated, most of these academics are completely useless, just filling the air with random data squeezed through their ideological worldview, they’re so useless that no one bothers to read anything they write.
“In a 2013 survey of 12,000 professionals by the Harvard Business Review, half said they felt their job had no ‘meaning and significance,’ and an equal number were unable to relate to their company’s mission, while another poll among 230,000 employees in 142 countries showed that only 13% of workers actually like their job. A recent poll among Brits revealed that as many as 37% think they have a job that is utterly useless.”