Work as a Deity

I also love how couching something in terms of neoliberal productivity is supposed to immediately end all criticism. Emotional labor! Sex work!

The result is people turn into robots who create templates for text message exchanges with friends and can’t exist in any relationship without a detailed contract.

Ooh, it’s work! Let’s all prostrate ourselves in the presence of a deity.

2 thoughts on “Work as a Deity”

  1. I’m not sure that’s how people mired in neoliberalism see it. These terms exist precisely because they can’t see any part of human experience as worthwhile if it’s not somehow connected to work productivity. We see this with the definition creep of emotional labor which went from all the chirpy smiling you see service workers do to this stuff

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