Curating Content To Support Learning About Humanity's Transition

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Employment, as we currently understand it, emerged only in the late Middle Ages, when the …

Employment, as we currently understand it, emerged only in the late Middle Ages, when the peer-to-peer economy was dismantled. Monarchs gave out exclusive monopolies to their favorite companies, forcing everyone else to become employees of the chosen few. Instead of selling the value they created, former craftspeople and business owners now sold their time. Humans became resources.

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Employment as we know it has only existed since the late Middle Ages


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