Two lists compiled by someone who’s arguably sort of a health administrator.

Jobs David Graeber thinks are bullsh*t:

  • Washing dogs.
  • Delivering pizza at night.
  • Corporate law.
  • Academic and health administration.
  • Human resources.
  • Public relations.
  • Professional work.
  • Managerial work.
  • Clerical work.
  • Sales work.
  • Service work.
  • Frying fish.
  • Whatever the verb is for what bailiffs do.

 

Jobs David Graeber thinks aren’t bullsh*t:

  • Factory work.
  • Farming.
  • Making cabinets.
  • Composing unsuccessful poetry and music.
  • Teaching.
  • Dock work.
  • Writing science fiction or playing ska music (presented as edge cases.)
  • Being an anthropology professor (implied.)

 

I’m almost certain that some of his opinions are defensible.

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