Practice Unproductivity (part 3)

Commanded to Rest The concept of Sabbath is almost entirely gone.[1] It is one thing to enforce sabbatarian “blue laws” on a whole country,[2] it is another thing to think we are self-sufficient and have no need for any type of Sabbath. This is not the place to have a big argument on the Sabbath […]

Practice Unproductivity (part 2)

Our Supposed Self-Sufficiency and Rest “Only the weak rest.” That’s how we’re tempted to think. We play god. We think we can be everywhere and be everything to everyone as fast and as efficiently as possible.   We play god. We hate limits! We have military macho (makes me think of the nacho man commercial). We […]

Practice Unproductivity (part 1)

“Practice unproductivity,” what?! The phrase, especially outside of DC, sounds almost heretical. You probably cringed when you read it and you’re probably tempted to stop reading.  It’s important to realize, when I say, “practice unproductiveness” that I’m not saying binge YouTube, play candy crush, or Fortnight. Please don’t do any of those things. I’m actually […]

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