“This article challenges the concept of being busy and calls us out for doing unnecessary projects to justify our existance. Here’s the most controversial quote: “The goal of the future is full unemployment, so we can play. That’s why we have to destroy the present politico-economic system.”
The counter proposal here is to divorce income from work and give each citizen a guaranteed paycheck. The author even thinks that it will be considered a basic human right in about a century, like abolition, universal suffrage and eight-hour workdays.
It seems hard to pull off, but sounds like a worthy goal to work toward. Being in the tech industry, I wouldn’t mind creating something that lets people relax and enjoy life more.”