Decoupling Practicality and Work through Daoism

This post is actually an excerpt cross-posting of my post “Daoism as Meta-Practicality,” but it is also more than that, for making such a cross-post would be insufficient (the actual excerpt cross-posted post will be featured at the end of this introduction, meaning after the horizontal line). I want to make clear what relevance this…

“The Truth about Labor Day”, by Thaddeus Russell

(Nick’s Notes: Thaddeus has approvingly linked to this version of the essay as well) On Monday, millions of Americans will celebrate Labor Day in a time-honored way – by deliberately avoiding labor. They’ll attend barbecues and beach parties; they might even kick back in their hammocks and lawn chairs with a feeling of entitlement, secure…