If work dominated your every moment would life be worth living?

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Imagine that work had taken over the world. It would be the centre around which the rest of life turned. Then all else would come to be subservient to work. Then slowly, almost imperceptibly, anything else — the games once played, the songs hitherto sung, the loves fulfilled, the festivals celebrated — would come to resemble, and ultimately become, work. And then there would come a…