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Creating A "SEA" Change In The Digital Age

A popular anecdote states that Henry Ford paid his assembly line workers a good wage so they could afford to buy their own company’s cars. Although the reasoning for this decision  1,146 more words


How Van Gogh Makes Whole Greater Than Sum of Its Parts

Letters of the alphabet, simple in form, easy to learn. Yet when assembled into the likes of influential books—e.g. The Origin of Species, The Grapes of Wrath, Harry Potter—they can exhibit disproportionately profound properties and effects. 500 more words


Assignment 1: Understanding Durkheim

This video helped me understand Durkheim’s Division of Labor a little better. It goes a little more into depth than we did in class but I still think it’s worth a watch.   22 more words


Get Him to Do It Till You’re Satisfied

Disclaimer: This is not a sex column.  I just liked that title.

Don’t you hate it when you ask dude to do something because you can’t do it yourself—then 3 weeks later you have to ask again?   606 more words

Experimental Wife

becoming my enemy: working from home


…As long as the cleavage exists between the particular and common interest, as long, therefore, as activity is not voluntarily, but naturally, divided, man’s own deed becomes an alien power opposed to him, which enslaves him instead of being controlled by him…while in communist society, where nobody has one exclusive sphere of activity but each can become accomplished in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production and thus makes it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, rear cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I have a mind, without ever becoming hunter, fisherman, shepherd or critic.

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Becoming My Enemy

Thoreau and the Division of Labor

Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) was an “author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor and historian.” He lived for two years by Walden Pond in a shack, alone. 73 more words

School Essays

A quick thought on justice

I thirst for justice. Sometimes it nearly gets me killed.

Driving in Long Island traffic gives me many opportunities to exercise my justice muscle which just reduces my life expectancy by that much more. 118 more words