For roughly 2,300 years, Aristotle's edict, "We work in order that we may have leisure", has explained a lot of why humans do what they do.
Philosophers in every age have upheld the virtue of work, providing that, at some point, we could kick back a little bit. But Silicon Valley is busy fiddling with that ancient contract.
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