Wednesday September 23, 2020

Dissent of Man

Trading PC for pickaxe may save our manhood

17th July, 2010
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I had read the article years ago, yet it still preyed on my mind. In flawless terms, a Finnish environmentalist called Pentti Linkola argued that one of the greatest self-inflicted tragedies of western civilisation has been the decline of physical labour.

Although surely, not having to dig roads, plough fields or carry heavy loads is generally a good thing?

Screens and telephones are the tools of my trade, not picks and shovels.

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