Remember When “White Privilege” Was Called “The Protestant Work Ethic”? Why “White Shaming” Hurts Minorities The Most

Remember When “White Privilege” Was Called “The Protestant Work Ethic”? Why “White Shaming” Hurts Minorities The Most

Remember When “White Privilege” Was Called “The Protestant Work Ethic”? Why “White Shaming” Hurts Minorities The Most - Joseph Bilello

Remember When “White Privilege” Was Called “The Protestant Work Ethic”? Why “White Shaming” Hurts Minorities The Most - Joseph Bilello

There was a time, in these United States, when a candidate for public office could qualify with the electorate only by fixing his birthplace in or near the "log cabin." He may have acquired a competence, or even a fortune, since then, but it was in the tradition that he must have been born of poor parents and made his way up the ladder by sheer ability, self-reliance, and perseverance in the face of hardship. In short, he had to be "self made." The so-called Protestant Ethic then prevalent…

There was a time, in these United States, when a candidate for public office could qualify with the electorate only by fixing his birthplace in or near the "log cabin." He may have acquired a competence, or even a fortune, since then, but it was in the tradition that he must have been born of poor parents and made his way up the ladder by sheer ability, self-reliance, and perseverance in the face of hardship. In short, he had to be "self made." The so-called Protestant Ethic then prevalent…

hard work, discipline and frugality.

hard work, discipline and frugality.

What could we do if we liberated our country from the self-inflicted wounds of the Protestant work ethic?

The pursuit of happiness: The American cultural case for a universal basic income

What could we do if we liberated our country from the self-inflicted wounds of the Protestant work ethic?

Erwähnt im Mittagstalk: Die protestantische Ethik und der ‘Geist’ des Kapitalismus ist ein Werk von Max Weber. Es erschien im November 1904 und Juni 1905 in Form zweier Abhandlungen im Archiv für Sozialwissenschaften und Sozialpolitik, Bd. XX und XXI . Eine von Weber gegen Ende seines Lebens erstellte, überarbeitete und ergänzte Fassung wurde 1920 unter dem Titel Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus veröffentlicht[1].

Erwähnt im Mittagstalk: Die protestantische Ethik und der ‘Geist’ des Kapitalismus ist ein Werk von Max Weber. Es erschien im November 1904 und Juni 1905 in Form zweier Abhandlungen im Archiv für Sozialwissenschaften und Sozialpolitik, Bd. XX und XXI . Eine von Weber gegen Ende seines Lebens erstellte, überarbeitete und ergänzte Fassung wurde 1920 unter dem Titel Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus veröffentlicht[1].

Disability and sickness are compared with the inconvenient abandonment of a vehicle in the middle of a very busy market place. Or the informal blatant plonking and installing of oneself on a sofa or bed, behind outrageously closed curtains in the middle of a busy viral epidemic of the protestant work ethic, prompting further symptoms of oppressive impacted resentments and frank, febrile tutting.

Disability and sickness are compared with the inconvenient abandonment of a vehicle in the middle of a very busy market place. Or the informal blatant plonking and installing of oneself on a sofa or bed, behind outrageously closed curtains in the middle of a busy viral epidemic of the protestant work ethic, prompting further symptoms of oppressive impacted resentments and frank, febrile tutting.

A hip-hop poster boy for the Protestant work ethic, Houston native Mike Jones had a very straightforward schtick: no one knew his name, but given enough effort on his behalf they quickly did. After...

A hip-hop poster boy for the Protestant work ethic, Houston native Mike Jones had a very straightforward schtick: no one knew his name, but given enough effort on his behalf they quickly did. After...

“THIS is why the whole protestant work ethic meme of "You just gotta knuckle down" is total crap!”

“THIS is why the whole protestant work ethic meme of "You just gotta knuckle down" is total crap!”

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