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In the Name of Love | Jacobin

In the Name of Love | Jacobin

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In the Name of Love | Jacobin


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Why should we assert our class interests if. the dehumanization of the vast majority of laborers. But why should our pleasure be for profit? Who is the audience for this dictum? Who is not? By keeping us focused on ourselves and our individual happiness. according to DWYL elites like Steve Jobs. Love what you do. but has been pinned. DWYL distracts us from the working conditions of others while validating our own choices and relieving us from obligations to all who labor. urging us to ponder what it is we most enjoy doing and then turn that activity into a wage-generating enterprise. but to the devaluation of actual work. whether or not they love it. tumbl’d. but an act of Pankaj Mehta In the Name of Love Miya Tokumitsu Our Plans for 2014: Jacobin Needs Your Help Bhaskar Sunkara Follow us Current Issue Alive in the Sunshine Buy print | electronic 2 di 3 26/01/14 19. DWYL is an uplifting piece of advice.” A picture of this room appeared first on a popular design blog. There’s little doubt that “do what you love” (DWYL) is now the unofficial work mantra for our time.02 . this room is styled to inspire Sehnsucht. The diptych arrangement suggests a secular version of a medieval house altar. labor is not something one does for compensation. According to this way of thinking.com/2014/01/in-the-name-of-love/ In the Name of Love Issue 13: Alive in the Sunshine Essays by Miya Tokumitsu Miya Tokumitsu holds a PhD in art history from the University of Pennsylvania. including the very work it pretends to elevate — and more importantly. Superficially. !“Do what you love” is the mantra for today’s worker. It is the secret handshake of the privileged and a worldview that disguises its elitism as noble self-betterment. Lovingly lit and photographed. there’s no such thing as work? Email Password Log In Forgot your password? F E AT U R E D A Petrodollar and a Dream Adam Hanieh Alive in the Sunshine Alyssa Battistoni Illustration by Leslie A. roughly translatable from German as a pleasurable yearning for some utopian thing or place. the “do what you love” living room — where artful tchotchkes abound and work is not drudgery but love — is precisely the place all those pinners and likers long to be. and liked thousands of times by now. Despite the fact that it introduces exhortations to labor into a space of leisure.jacobinmag.In the Name of Love | Jacobin https://www. Wood There’s a Gene for That “Do what you love. The problem is that it leads not to salvation.” The commands are framed and perched in a living room that can only be described as “well-curated.

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