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Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens only worked four hours a day—and you should too — Quartz This is important, but requires a revolution in social structures.

An underlying assumption driving today’s pervasive cult of productivity is that the more hours you work, the more you get done. This seems like a logical enough formula, but it is also leading to an epidemic of job-induced stress and burnout. Regardless, being perpetually “busy” has become a 21st-century status symbol; the option to work…

via Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens only worked four hours a day—and you should too — Quartz

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