Humans 101

How to Fight Back Against the ‘Laziness Lie’

Our culture’s fear of laziness is destroying us

Black and white photo of a cat resting on a ledge.
Photo: Iván C. Fajardo/Unsplash

I’m a social psychologist, clinical assistant professor, and the author of the book Laziness Does Not Exist. My book is all about how our culture’s fear of laziness leads to overwork, exploitation, and alienation. In it, I also discuss how each of us can unlearn our…