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79 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 10 April 2009 01:58AM

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Comment author: cousin_it 11 April 2009 11:31:47AM *  3 points [-]

People can live fine without 40-hour jobs. If your life has little value to you, why not treat it as a venture and make some really daring moves that the rest of us find hard.

Comment author: CronoDAS 11 April 2009 11:37:07AM 5 points [-]

Such as?

Comment author: cousin_it 12 April 2009 05:39:20PM *  6 points [-]

For example... Ever read the story of the coder turned bike courier? You can do the same but skip the coder part. I especially loved the bit about traveling across the country, working for a little time in every major city along the way. And bike couriers don't seem to have akrasia problems.