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27 January 2010

Anagnorisis and Peripeteia

Mike Rowe, the host of "Dirty Jobs," tells some compelling (and horrifying) real-life job stories. Listen for his insights and observations about the nature of hard work, and how it’s been unjustifiably degraded in society today.

[Pause the MUSIC, on the right ---> Then play the movie].

"...these are the people that I work with every single day... but I also start to talk about some of the other things I got wrong, some of the other notions of work that I have just been assuming are sacrosanct and they're not. People with dirty jobs are happier than you think... I'm just telling you they're balanced people who do unthinkable work. Road kill picker uppers whistle while they work, I swear to god, I did it with them. They've got this amazing sort of symmetry to their life and I see it over and over again..."

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