Working for Everyone Else
The previous chapter presented diagrams illustrating that most people work for everyone but themselves. They work first for the owners of the company, then for the government through taxes, and finally for the bank that owns their mortgage. (Location 1143)
After college, many educated young Americans finds themselves in need of a job and a purpose. These are two different things but employers have successfully convinced us that they are one in the same. Once that link is formalized, one has a hard time separating themselves from their identity and can put themself in a state of overwork for an organization that doesn't care about them.
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