[ExI] retrainability of plebeians

MB mbb386 at main.nc.us
Thu Apr 30 11:07:33 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.

Many of the people I know who do "volunteer work" are doing so from some sense of
guilt.  Some "giving back to the community" thing which seems to be rooted in guilt
and a sense of debt, for all I can tell. Maybe the people I know are sick puppies? 
I see little joy.


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