[ExI] retrainability of plebeians
emlynoregan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 07:43:34 UTC 2009
> ### "chore", "job", "task", "labor" vs. "play", "entertainment",
> "amusement", "hobby"? Note the connotations of seriousness and
> possibly usefulness with the former and the association of the latter
> with frivolity. There are occasional diversions that are useful and
> lots of jobs that can be useless but overall if you want usefulness
> and productivity you are talking about jobs, not fun and games.
Well there's the problem. When people aren't doing paid labour, it
doesn't mean they are just engaged in "fun and games", demonstrably
so. So, that kind of language doesn't fit.
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