Henry David Thoreau on Making a Living
Those who work much do not work hard.
Before we embark upon today’s newsletter, here is some humor by WWF.
There is incessant chatter about AI and work. Questions like ‘Will ChatGPT make writers and creators redundant’ pepper LinkedIn’s feed. Humor still seems like an area where humans have a competitive edge. We should celebrate this while we can. Along the way, as we make AI tools partners in creativity, let’s celebrate the joy of crafting a beautiful sentence and carving out a thought-provoking advertisement.
P.S. There seems to be a formula for humor too. Check it out.
Henry David Thoreau: Work, Life and the Great Resignation
Henry David Thoreau was a 19th-century American essayist, poet, philosopher, and naturalist who is best known for his book "Walden". He matters because his writings and ideas have left a lasting impact on literature, philosophy, environmentalism, civil rights, and individualism. His emphasis on the importance of nature, self-discovery, and ethical living continues to resonate with people seeking meaning and purpose in their lives. This newsletter captures the most interesting bits of wisdom collected from published works, reviews and insights from thousands of people who go to Walden to experience Thoreau’s world.