Marx, Adam Smith and Bullshit Jobs

Passion economy, reinvention and the new platform

In this “Song of Myself” published in 1855, American poet Walt Whitman who we have discussed previously remarked “I am large, I contain multitudes.” He may not have work in mind but his statement does have implications for the all-pervasive generalist vs specialist debate of the 21st century. There are myriad interesting versions of ourselves that seldo…

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