For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

"On the phenomenon of bullshit jobs: A work rant"

by Graeber, David (2013)


… these jobs are ultimately aware of it. In fact, I'm not sure I've ever met a corporate lawyer who didn't think their job was bullshit . The same goes for almost all the new in- dustries outlined above. There is a whole class of salaried …

Key Passage

This is a profound psychological violence here. How can one even begin to speak of dignity in labour when one secretly feels one’s job should not exist? How can it not create a sense of deep rage and resentment. (p.5)


Graeber, Bullshit Jobs, Meaningless Work, Job Satisfaction


Bullshit Jobs, Meaningful Work

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