We’ve Been Freelancers Forever
From hunter-gatherer to employment ennui
Is “Easy” Worth The Cost of Your Freedom?: The modern role of “employee” has made most of us lazy.
For most of recorded history you didn’t even have the option of applying for a job and receiving any sort of financial security — you had to have the initiative. Modern life has afforded us an easier option. We aren’t forced to take risks and distinguish ourselves. Is it really worth trading in self-determination because it’s easier to play into the matrix of modern employement? Are we being dulled down?