Doing Nothing vs. Being Nothing

VICE is commonly derided for having some outlandish articles. They seem to be a clickbait-based website, except that their clickbait has some sort of “cause” to it or it’s “wacky” in some sense. It’s very enmeshed with the alternative cultures of the day, or just whatever fad seems to be happening. On the other hand…

Srsly Wrong Interviews Yours Truly!

As I mentioned before, I had been brought up on an episode of a podcast called, “Srsly Wrong”. The mention came in the form of a Facebook friend of mine commenting on my anti-work stance co-existing with a pro-market stance. The article I just linked goes into how I (briefly) rectify these two stances…a rectification…

NO! Issue 13 Features Yours Truly!

Here’s something to say, “Yes!” about! (PDF here) After I posted my Towards an Anti-Work Education, my friend Outcide Catt, still looking for the last entry in issue 13 of their youth liberation zine entitled, No! Against Adult Supremacy, asked if I’d be interested in having it included. Naturally, I accepted and Outcide recently put…

Towards an Anti-Work Education

I’ve discussed Peter Gray before when I reviewed extrinsic and internal goals. As I said there, some of the research that Gray was using seemed shaky at best. Particularly in merely noting the correlation of various negative things that have happened to children in the last few decades with a lack of play. For example,…

Our Lives vs. Liberal Feminism

We’ve discussed feminism a few times now (see here and here) and in keeping with that theme let’s talk about a particular troublesome branch of feminism. The liberal (or mainstream) forms of feminism. To take a popular version of a liberal feminist argument involving work: we should lean in to work instead of kicking back.…