Tag: work

ARE NIGERIANS A LAZY BUNCH?

… He who has failed to trained his brain to work would have to use his body to earn…. Anonymous Are Nigerians lazy? I have been ruminating about this question since someone asserted with unshakeable finality that Nigerians are a…

ALL PLAY AND NO WORK

When you are not working, you are “playing”. Nigerians would appear to spend more time (unintentionally) “playing” than doing actual useful work. We can generally do better at our level of productivity. While Nigerians are some of the hardest working and inventive humans…

THE ROBOTS ARE COMING

Often, we hear the alarmist pronouncement that technology is eliminating jobs, taking over jobs that humans used to do. This is a fear that has been consistently expressed for long, since the advent of technology and it is becoming truer by the day.…

What’s the purpose of work?

This is a sequel to my previous article, What’s the purpose of wealth? Why are we working? A further question could be, are we working to live, or are we living to work? Would we sacrifice material comforts of life in the…