Essay about How Ethical Is The Work

1617 Words Dec 8th, 2015 7 Pages
How Ethical Is The Work 'Ethic '? Reconsidering work and 'leisure time ' ~
Did you ever wonder why your parents act so disoriented when it comes to 'leisure ' activities? Why they start one little hobby, and either fail to follow through with it or become pathologically obsessed with it... even though it doesn 't seem to have anything to do with their lives? Maybe they seek to lose themselves in gardening or following the exploits of some basketball team. Maybe your father buys all sorts of fancy tools (the kind of tools many men his age have), but only uses them for a few days before setting them aside--and then buys a lot of skiing equipment the next month. Or perhaps they just spend their time trying figure out how to pay off the debt they owe for that wide screen television they spend the rest of their time watching.
And--have they ever been honest with you about their jobs? Do they enjoy them? Is their work the most fulfilling thing they could be doing, are they able to achieve every goal they always wanted to? Do they feel heroic or proud every day as they return home--or are they exhausted? Do they turn that wide screen television on as soon as they come in the door? Do they have the energy to do anything else?
Did you ever wonder if there might be a better way for them, for you?
WHAT IS 'WORK ' LIKE?
Because of 'division of labor ', most jobs today consist of doing very specific tasks, over and over, with very little variety. If you are a dishwasher, you wash…

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