In this episode, we talk about contemporary work and derivative topics from the drama "Severance." In what Han Byung-Chul calls the "Burnout Society," the meaning of work is being redefined. The relationship between work and us is gradually being tested and revised.
11:53 什么是compartmentalization (区隔、分离）概念？为什么大脑分离需要被警觉？这部剧的美学是怎么操纵人的情绪？
38:30 Lumon: 公司文化成为宗教后的极端隐喻
48:18 什么是“dirty job"? 为什么在资本主义的劳工市场，“脏活累活”很难找到人来做？
01:30 Introduction to Severance
08:40 How the show makes us feel
11:53 What is the concept of compartmentalization? Why does the brain need to be alerted to separation? How does the aesthetics of the show manipulate people's emotions?
19:00 Post-2008, the zeitgeist shift has led us to remove meaning from our jobs
30:38 Why is it that "the richer you are, the busier you are"?
31:40 America wakes up early, China doesn't sleep - China and the U.S. are increasingly burned out after leaving the welfare state
38:30 Lumon: The extreme metaphor of corporate culture becoming a religion
48:18 What is a "dirty job"? Why is it so hard to find people to do "dirty job" in the capitalist labor market?
56:13 How do we people enslave ourselves?
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