Bertrand Russell

In Praise of Idleness

An extract from Bertrand Russell's essay in Praise of Idleness.

In praise of idleness - Bertrand Russell

Can't switch off from work? Envy those 'lazy' strikers? In this 1932 essay, Bertrand Russell, socialist and winner of some minor award called the Nobel Prize in Literature, presents the case for idleness. One can also download and/ or listen to an audio version here.