Why do we work till the day we die?
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Would you rather live your life in pleasure?
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Yeah.
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Why don't you?
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I can't.
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Why not?
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I'm not wealthy enough.
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Hmmm.
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Yeah, not like those people like Bill Gates, or anything.
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Are you. . . Poor?
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No, I live pretty well.
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But you can't live in pleasure?
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Yep.
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You know, I don't think we can be idly happy.
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Why not?
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I think we're naturally geared against atrophy.
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What?
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We can't stand being bored.
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That's true, but it's not how I want to live my life.
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Oh?
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Yeah, I want to go to someplace like Hawaii or Jamaica. . . Someplace
peaceful, you know?
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But how will you get there?
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By plane.
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You'll pay for that with money, right?
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Right.
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So you'll have to work.
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Yup.
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And when you get there. . .
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Yeah?
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You'll live off the land?
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Precisely.
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You know that's a lot of work, don't you?
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Well sure, I guess.
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You'd have to farm and hunt and cook and keep your shelter clean and stuff.
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I could do that.
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Could you now?
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Sure, it'd be work, but it wouldn't be boring work.
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What if you died?
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Then I wouldn't have to worry about any of that then, would I?
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. . . Yeah. . . .
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Riiiiight. . .
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I won this one.
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Okie dokey.