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The modern-day job market is a modern-day slave market.

When people need to be at a particular place and time and do what is required of them by other people in order to obtain money to stay alive, that is slavery. The 99% of the population are enslaved to the 1% wealthiest part of the population. People, like giraffes, are born to be free. This type of enslavement causes social ills, individual unhappiness and insanity.


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    Mar 11 2013: Following your line of thinking we could easily say that we are slaves to oxygen because we have to breathe it to survive. And it is far fetched to say the least.

    What is, perhaps, bothering you is the fact that many people work from dawn to dusk till late at night and have no time for their families (to start or to care about). It is, indeed, a huge challenge of our times, but the solution, I am affraid, lies in culture - i.e. sensitivity and the way people treat one another, not in regulations. The growing armies of coaches of all sorts who focus on the development of soft skills promise a better tomorrow in this respect. Maybe.

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