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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


Synergy: Or The Belief In Something For Nothing

I was just reading The Synergism Hypothesis by Dr Peter Corning and was struck by he amount of research he did on the evolution of synergy as a scientific concept versus a philosophical one.   1,251 more words

Whose Responsibility is It, Anyway?

When we recently had something fixed in our home, the instructions were unclear, and the technician wanted further clarification. Since my husband was the one who knew exactly what needed to be fixed and how it had to be done, I felt really stupid not knowing what to tell the technician. 921 more words

M.B. Sanok

And Another Thing

I’m the kind of person who believes in actions, not just words.

I get involved with the stuff in my life. I believe it is only right to play hard, not just watch the action. 366 more words

Even an Ant Know's What Durkheim is Talking About

The differences in societies that have nical solidarity are quite prevalent as Emile Durkheim found out based on his research into social facts, more specifically one in particular, Division  of Labor.  406 more words