Most of what you’ll read about Jevons paradox relates to economics. What’s not discussed and what I find interesting is how Jevons paradox affects our daily lives.
If you’ve arrived here thinking I’m going to outline a solution to having no motivation at work then you should turn back. I am not the solution. I am here to tell you that you have good reason to be unmotivated at work.
Life is full of fake people; you, me and everyone else. Not only is life full of fake people, the world is faker than it’s ever been before.
My experience of a pointless meeting I attended and the thoughts that ran through my head while sitting there and losing the will to live.
As I’ve grown older, I’ve realised that I don’t fit in. The feeling of not fitting in came about in the workplace but it’s society as a whole. I’m definitely not normal but I’m not looking for sympathy. I don’t want to fit in.
We all have different levels of freedom. Prison inmates have little and others have a lot. But many of us aren’t as free as we think.
The more you experience something the less appealing it becomes. It just becomes normal. I’ve never flown in a private jet before but if it was a regular occurrence then over time it wouldn’t be particularly interesting.
hing gives me more pause for thought than the idea of spending time in places with a lower cost of living than the UK. It’s not just about cost saving for me, there needs to nice weather, sandy beaches and good food.
What I like about the quote “We won’t be distracted by comparison if we are captivated by purpose” is that it tells us what to do.
How do you define wasting life? There’s no description in the Oxford English Dictionary, however, we all know when we’re doing something that’s a waste of time or serves little to no purpose.