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WILL AND DEED

Who would not want to agree that in human life there is a driving will behind every happening? Sirens howl in factories, tractors hum over the farmland and in the schools, bells or electronic beeps announce the start of a lesson. We are all keyed up to achieving the pre-planned target. This is how it goes in most occupations from morning to night.

Let us take a look at the blank facial expression of workers in a large corporation. Driven by haste, their faces express a lethargic tiredness. An inner hopelessness is written all over their faces, as they drift as though leaderless towards an unclear goal. Perhaps they believe that they can successfully manage the pace of technological time structuring to their advantage with an even greater exertion in order to find some respite at last, which, however, after the excessive exertion, seems more like an affliction.

The unleashed compulsion to work can no longer be controlled. Only the body, like a machine, obeys a control system. The employee who holds a second job and the jobber who takes on extra work outside the factory, use up too much of their vitality by sacrificing their free time, which is so necessary for rest and reflection.

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