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They don't take into account the possibility that capitalist work-ethic culture is inherently bonkers and delusional itself, and that while many people cope, not many people thrive or live up to their creative or personal potential.

It has been touched upon in psychology-psychiatry by Sigmund Freud in Civilization and Its Discontents and in sociology by Max Weber via his metaphor of "the iron cage" into which bureaucracy placed citizens.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Jan 27th, 2011 at 01:09:23 PM EST
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