The Case for Working With Your Hands

Working Hands

Source: Matthew B. Crawford
Affiliation: The New York TImes

In this article, Crawford argues that work in the trades, while often considered lowly or a last resort, can actually be worthwhile and meaningful career and a part of a good life. He argues against the idea that these jobs will ever go away, and against the low value or social status imposed upon them by our white collar culture. 


Image Credit: "Working Hands" by andreas.klodt is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Keywords: Hierarchies of Work , Meaning , Meaning of Work