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The Right To Be Lazy

by Paul Lafargue Author · Charles Kerr Translator

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Loafers, loungers, and malingers of the world, this is your manifesto. Though it may sound like little more than a slacker's bill of rights, Paul Lafargue's The Right to Be Lazy is actually a carefully considered philosophical defense of a life free of the demands of labor that is carried out purely in the service of capitalism. The thinker was true to his belief system, dying in a joint suicide pact with his wife (who happened to be Karl Marx's daughter) at the age of 69 to avoid burdening his family.

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Publisher:
Duke Classics
Imprint:
Duke Classics
Publication Date:
2012

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