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“Messiah” was not a blasphemous or anti-Jewish title at the time, and messianic movements were fundamentally about throwing off Roman rule — POLITICAL movements depoliticized by our later deliberately smoothed-out understanding of the situation
@kate hmm well if we take right wing ideology as more-or-less a function of the interests of conservative sectors of the ruling class, then perhaps its in their interest to posit a magic bullet bc that would preclude the need for a complex, coordinated, expensive (read: "socialist") response. the same people i know who believe stuff like this also believe that weed cures cancer. and i mean, why would anyone trust biotech after what they did with opioids?
How many years before we're literally fighting in the street for scrips?
So, let me re-phrase:
Government-run study, involving shortening the work week for government employees proves that productivity can be *gained* by shortening the work week.
Does business jump on that insight and clear opportunity to gain productivity *for free*, thus edging a competitive advantage on the market?
No. This happens only after unions get involved.
"Capitalism efficiently allocates resources" my arse.
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