Two major things colored the 1930’s. 1) the immediate wake of the industrial revolution, and 2) the great depression. In short – wild efficiency plus a jobs-shortage inspired Kellogg’s to drop their workday to 6 hours-day, 30 hours-week. This was a win-win: happier employees and providing more struggling people with paying jobs.
From Anonymous: I’ve been thinking a lot about why I might be the way I am. And to be honest. When my parents got divorced it felt like the world ended. I know it was hard for all of us. But my mom didn’t even acknowledge me and my dad was too sad to spend […]
I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I fall in. I am lost … I am helpless.
It isn’t my fault.
It takes me forever t
Bad things happen to innocent people. Sometimes randomly: A bear might attack in the wilderness. A shark might remove your arm. Lightning may strike you down. More often, harm comes from another human mind: Another person can lie, or cheat, or abuse us, physically or psychologically. A system might deliberately or inadvertently oppress us and […]
Johann Hari has recently spotlighted the attention crisis. (Bravo. My choir says amen.) However, he stresses the need for environmental…