@Prolapsarian I thought the main argument for a 4-day week was that people are more efficient if they work less so you wouldn’t need to hire more people anyway, except for jobs you can’t speed up like a movie usher or somesuch
@dominichills5 @sm9eb @davidwengrow it’s actually very clear that the characters referred to as “temple prostitutes” in a lot of the Sumerian lit are not anything like what we’d think of as sex workers, but often, of extremely high status & engaged in activities we don’t understand at all
@Ksquared56 @davidwengrow @sm9eb There’s a lot of interesting possibilities. One striking feature of such burials is how often they were physically deformed or unusual: hunchbacked, dwarfism, extremely tall …
@sm9eb @davidwengrow Well King of Corn is just from Fraser. There’s no necessary reason to think theatrical Kong’s were killed. That’s more likely to develop later as a way to contain the power of real ones.
@Dutchography @RhythmRuler So you’re saying Jeff Bezos actually believes that Amazon has created more and/or better paid jobs than it has destroyed and therefore that tax revenues from the relevant industries have gone up not down?