Why Do We Work, and Why Should We?

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Human work involves physical actions and/or mental decisions. It is normally performed to solve problems — situations in our lives that require periodic attention or that threaten us in some way — or to create new ideas or things that are useful to us or to other people.

Positive rewards for work can be intrinsic — the pleasure or other satisfactions in performing the work — and/or extrinsic — responses…

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Jim Mason

I study language, cognition, and humans as social animals. You can support me by joining Medium at https://jmason37-80878.medium.com/membership