Russell Brand on the Protestant Work Ethic

Who among us does not think we’re trapped in a cycle of working for no real reason, detached from personal joy?

Delighted to see Ol’ Russ talking about the Protestant Work Ethic, about how “Capitalism uses [it] as a sort of rocket fuel,” and that “leisure and sharing” are valid alternatives.

Sharing and more leisure time. Those are the only things you need to consider. Anyone who talks about those things… give ’em a little bit of a break.

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

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