“THIS is why the whole protestant work ethic meme of "You just gotta knuckle down" is total crap!”

When work is a pleasure, life is a joy. When work is duty, life is slavery – Quote

Society and Culture: Daily Devotion: The Legacy of the Protestant Work Ethic

The Western world's obsession with work has a long history. But on what is it founded?

Erwähnt im Mittagstalk: Die protestantische Ethik und der ‘Geist’ des Kapitalismus ist ein Werk von Max Weber. Es erschien im November 1904 und Juni 1905 in Form zweier Abhandlungen im Archiv für Sozialwissenschaften und Sozialpolitik, Bd. XX und XXI . Eine von Weber gegen Ende seines Lebens erstellte, überarbeitete und ergänzte Fassung wurde 1920 unter dem Titel Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus veröffentlicht[1].

Cover of the "Sonderausgabe" 1934 edition of Die protestantische Ethik und der 'Geist' des Kapitalismus

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Worry is a total waste of time. It doesn't change anything. All it does is steal your joy and keeps you very busy doing nothing.

This column will change your life: The Protestant work ethic | Burkeman

This column will change your life: The Protestant work ethic

This column will change your life: The Protestant work ethic | Burkeman

Protestant work ethic turns you murderous

Protestant work ethic turns you murderous

Is the Protestant work ethic real?

Is the Protestant Work Ethic Real?

In The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, first published in 1904 and today considered one of the foundational texts of modern sociology, M .

There was a time, in these United States, when a candidate for public office could qualify with the electorate only by fixing his birthplace in or near the "log cabin." He may have acquired a competence, or even a fortune, since then, but it was in the tradition that he must have been born of poor parents and made his way up the ladder by sheer ability, self-reliance, and perseverance in the face of hardship. In short, he had to be "self made." The so-called Protestant Ethic then prevalent…

There was a time, in these United States, when a candidate for public office could qualify with the electorate only by fixing his birthplace in or near the "log cabin." He may have acquired a competence, or even a fortune, since then, but it was in the tradition that he must have been born of poor parents and made his way up the ladder by sheer ability, self-reliance, and perseverance in the face of hardship. In short, he had to be "self made." The so-called Protestant Ethic then prevalent…

The Boxcar Children live in their own kind of secret land, an utterly plain Narnia or Terabithia ruled, to a fanciful degree, by the Protestant work ethic.

“The Boxcar Children” and the Spirit of Capitalism

Jia Tolentino on the 1924 and 1942 versions of the children’s book “The Boxcar Children,” and how the story line embraces the Protestant work ethic.

Isn't it time to abandon the Protestant-serf-work-ethic? Most of the crap produced in the world is worthless and ends up as trash acidifying the oceans.

Isn't it time to abandon the Protestant-serf-work-ethic? Most of the crap produced in the world is worthless and ends up as trash acidifying the oceans.

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