A self-righteous open letter to people who write self-righteous open letters to people who write…
Emey
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I think the letter-format, a one-off viking funeral for an unfair job situation is going to engender’s feelings that it can somehow be dissected and argued against because the writer assures you their first-person, singular experience is somehow the most truthful version of reality and anyone with these problems could ONLY do what they did given the factors they provided. I felt for the writer who had a bad job and I agree that more employers should get big, long-winded rebukes, even public ones, for the kind of workplace and obstacles they create for their poor employees. But for some reason, the airing-it-out open-letter creates a kind of tonal rigidity and sense of undo victimization that the bootstrapping optimists wants or maybe even need to dismiss.

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