The Bastardization of Work

From the noble to the mundane.

Grim working conditions on a factory floor.
Photo by Museums Victoria on Unsplash

For early man, work was synonymous with survival. Hunger drove man to hunt or forage for food — the first work. It was work to survive. Survival demanded shelter. Caves provided shelter, but caves could be dark and damp. New shelters were improvised — more work. Early man did not get up and go to work. Work was life, and life was…



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