Robert Anton’s Wilson’s RICH Economy: Excerpts from the Schrodinger’s Cat Trilogy

In the second book of Robert Anton Wilson’s Schrodinger’s Cat Trilogy, the author incorporates a proposal for creating a post-scarcity, post-work society into a fictional narrative.Wilson is a well known figure in individualist anarchist and anti-work communities and his work often featured ideas associated with both, in addition to heaping helpings of Discordian chaos. R.…

Time and the Machine, by Aldous Huxley

(Nick’s Notes: Taken from here. This brief writing by Huxley is not explicitly anti-work but it has some useful and interesting commentary on how work and time cooperate with each other to reinforce a lack of interest in anything else.)   Time, as we know it, is a very recent invention. The modern time-sense is…

“Let’s Destroy Work” by Alfred M. Bonnano

(Nick’s Notes: Taken from here, this is the first chapter and more may come as time goes on) Work is a subject that is coming back into fashion in a big way in newspapers, academic lectures, papal sermons, electoral speeches and even articles and pamphlets produced by anarchists. The main questions raised are: what can…