Jack Saturday

Monday, October 17, 2011

Anti Wage-Slavery, Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 722-724

The economy is not producing enough jobs, and many of the ones created are lousy.
More Bleak Job Numbers
New York Times
Published: October 7, 2011

Republican state representative Ritch Workman
of Melbourne, Florida, filed a bill to reinstate the
practice of dwarf-tossing, which was banned in 1989. "All
that it does is prevent some dwarfs from getting jobs they
would be happy to get," said Workman.
Harper's Weekly, 1/11/2011
The absurdity of 90% of existing jobs is never mentioned.
In a sane society, the elimination of all these absurd jobs (not only those that produce or market ridiculous and unnecessary commodities, but the far larger number directly or indirectly involved in promoting and protecting the whole commodity system) would reduce necessary tasks to such a trivial level (probably less than 10 hours per week) that they could easily be taken care of voluntarily and cooperatively, eliminating the need for the whole apparatus of economic incentives and state enforcement.
We Don’t Want Full Employment, We Want Full Lives!


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