I just spent a solid thirty seconds listening to an electronica track on Bandcamp and thinking “man, someone really messed up the levels when mixing this” before realising “oh shit, that’s my oven timer”.
Work almost always has a double aspect: it is a bondage, a wearisome drudgery; but it is also a source of interest, a steadying element, a factor that helps to integrate the worker with society. Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap.
An Iranian mother holding a picture of her son who got killed in the protest over the tragic death of Mahsa Amini and shouting his name. Listen how proudly she is crying for justice. She wants everyone to say his name and to stand up for freedom.