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115 Post author: Yvain 27 October 2009 12:45AM

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Comment author: Douglas_Knight 30 October 2009 02:13:46AM 2 points [-]

I don't have any examples, but I think your hypothetical is a common problem and that a lot of leisure is degraded by guilt, and a lot of fake work is done out of guilt. But I think another effect is working with the cab drivers, possibly in addition.