Dear readers, supporters, and friends of The Anticareerist, After 20 years, I’ve decided to bring The Anticareerist to a close. (I announced this through the Substack newsletter a couple of days ago, but I want it posted here too.) If you’ve read “A Monstrous Job Culture and What It’s Cost Me,” my previous piece, perhaps
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Two anticareerists discuss basic income, compulsory wage labor, and the arts [Ed. note: This interview refers to “Earning a Living” and the Dilemma of Unpaid Work: On the Injustice of a World Without Unconditional Basic Income”. You’ll have more context if you’ve read that piece before this one, but the interview can stand on its
“Standard parenting/teaching/employment involves an external authority telling you to do stuff – and lots of it. Studying, to start with, and then work. Too much of it, and usually of the wrong sort (not your true calling). Laziness is the natural rebellion against that. “Unjobbing means ignoring that voice, and letting that voice slowly disappear.