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Its origins

So, where did our propensity to exaggerate how much work we do come from?

Why do wealthy Western nations like the United Kingdom and the United States believe that working yourself to death is something to be proud of?

This phenomenon can be traced back to the 16th-century “Protestant work ethic,” a worldview held by white Protestants in Europe that made hard work and the pursuit of profit seem good.

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