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Your homework assignment.

Compare and contrast the following. This is left as an exercise for the reader.

How the Baining people work [via Kottke]:

The Baining—one of the indigenous cultural groups of Papua New Guinea—have the reputation, at least among some researchers, of being the dullest culture on earth.

According to Fajans, the Baining eschew everything that they see as “natural” and value activities and products that come from “work,” which they view as the opposite of play.

And how some Danes do their work:

The new LEGO PMD is a playground where imagination is encouraged to run wild — both for children who play with the toys and the employees who design them.

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