It seems like the modern equation work=industrial work=gainful employment is about to wane. Hannah Arendt observed 60 years ago that we can’t conceive of any other activity than work. It sits at the core of modern subjectivity — a place once occupied by god.
How will this void be filled, when the wondrous age of automation and basic income has arrived? We will have to invent activities that have something to do with us. A confrontational and painful process for many.