We're killing ourselves with work | Curio

We're killing ourselves with work

11 mins | Mar 4, 2022

Evolution favours less work and more leisure. Many of us view our jobs like religion, but a lot of the time our jobs don’t love us back and cause many to buckle under the pressures this brings. Scott Koenig, a doctoral student in neuroscience, reviews “Work” by anthropologist James Suzman. Here, he reflects on the ways the book offers context for humanity's obsession with work and reveals the ways it advises making that drive less self-destructive.

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