Friday, August 20, 2004

Hello Laziness

France is entertaining the idea of slacking as a discorporate activity - a rebellious act to go against the idea of working for no reward. How is this hacking reality? Because of the way it picks apart and goes against the methods used to keep us doing something without good reason:

"Workers remain at their jobs until retirement, stymieing the promotion of those below them, she argues, yet a system of patronage and stiff legal protections make it difficult for employers to fire anyone. Years of such stagnation in France's hierarchy-obsessed society have produced elaborate rituals to keep people busy."

Anything that breaks through such systems is worthy.

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