Life as Accountancy

There’s an interesting conceptual framing in the introduction to Let’s Destroy Work, Let’s Destroy the Economy which is written by Alfred M. Bonanno with the introduction itself done by Jean Weir. Indeed, there are many good things to glean from the introduction (and quite a few more question-begging things) but this in particular struck me: The…

The Revolution of Everyday Life, Chapter Five: The Decline and Fall of Work by Rauol Vaneigem

(Nick’s Notes: Taken from here.) The duty to produce alienates the passion for creation. Productive labour is part and parcel of the technology of law and order. The working day grows shorter as the empire of conditioning extends. In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an…