"It took Khufu 23 years to build his great pyramid at Giza, where some 1100 stone blocks, each weighing about two and a half tons, had to be quarried and moved and set in place every day during the annual building season, roughly four months long. Few commentators on these facts can resist noting that this achievemtn is an amazing testimonial to the pharoahs iron control over the workers of Egypt.
Pharaoh Khufu needed to exercise no more control over his workers than Bill Gates exercises over his workers at Microsoft.
No special control is needed to make people into pyramid builders- if they see themselves as having no choice but to build pyramids. They'll build whatever they're told to build, wether its pyramids, parking garages, or computer programs. Karl Marx recognized that workers without a choice are workers in chains. But his idea of breaking chains is for us to depose the pharoahs and then build the pyramids for ourselves, as if pyramid building is something we just cant stop doing, we love it so much."
I finished another Nestle book today
think like mountains waking
cat didnt piss on nothing
free drinks on the mezzanine
keep your music
away from me!