Capitalism Forces Me to be a Shallow Careerist

Why does this person see no alternative to the life described below, a life the person recognizes is the choice of many who give in to “the economic system”?

Of course we would rather quit Twitter and stop going to conferences and professional mixers and take all our vacation days and develop real hobbies and deeper human connections, but the entire economic system has shown us over and over that we cannot, because we will end up broke disappointments to everyone we know.

Labor Day cartoon

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