THE FORTY HOUR WORK WEEK IS A TOOL OF OPPRESSION

i wrote/screamed these proclamations back on june 26th, 2020, when the sun was exactly opposing my natal 2nd house uranus in cap and activating a t-square with my natal aries planets.


shortly before, i engaged with a white dude on facebook who was defending the forty hour work week, of course dripping with notes of ablism and victim blaming.


since then, i've continued to do a fair amount of processing and writing on capitalism, how it fools us, how it traps us in a cycle of othering and of suppressing our divine worth. i'll share some of that here in the blog, too.


here are what i'm now referring to as my "THE FORTY HOUR WORK WEEK IS A TOOL OF OPPRESSION" commandments (also in image form below):


WORK FOR TWO DAYS AND REST FOR FIVE (i don’t actually follow this one but #goals right?)


LISTEN TO YOUR BODY INSTEAD OF YOUR ALARM CLOCK.


FOLLOW THE LUNAR CYCLE INSTEAD OF THE WORK WEEK.


ASK YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT YOUR WORTH INSTEAD OF YOUR BOSS.


SPEND EIGHT HOURS A DAY PRIORITIZING YOURSELF. (easy when you’re doing the above. long work days can feel like self-prioritization when we're actually doing what we want to - which is sometimes is work!)









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