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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.

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from the Guardian

This column will change your life: The Protestant work ethic

This column will change your life: The Protestant work ethic | Burkeman

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from Order Of Truth

RELIGION – Being religious does not make you a kinder person

Official website of Diocese of South-West America (Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church). His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius is our current Metropolitan. The Diocese is headquartered in Beasley, Texas. There are around 54 parishes under this newly formed Diocese.

Max Weber explained that modern capitalism was born not because of new technology or new financial instruments. What started it all off was religion. SUBSCRI...

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from Slate Magazine

Is the Protestant Work Ethic Real?

In The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, first published in 1904 and today considered one of the foundational texts of modern sociology, M ...

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The books that inspired Arjun Appadurai: “I expect Max Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism to be my companion for many more years to come”.

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