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The Way Of The NEET [Part One]
Unbinding The Shackles of Wageslavery
Ten Years In Prison
You are served a prison sentence. A decade behind bars.
For ten years, you are trapped.
For ten years, you don’t own your time.
For ten years, there is no escape.
You’re forced to live in a squashy cell. You have little to no control over your day-to-day life.
You must wake up and sleep at a certain time. The quality of food you eat is horrendous and only seems to get worse.
You’re forced to tolerate and put up with people you utterly despise. Say one wrong word, and you risk losing it all. You shut your mouth, follow orders and simply do as you’re told.
You’re given a few hours of free time a day. From time to time, you’re even given a day release, but you’ve got an ankle monitor. You know for a fact you can’t get very far, and that completely erodes any sense of freedom you have.
Your prison sentence looms over you. You count down the days until you are finally let go. You might even be on your best behavior so you can get a ‘good behavior’ bond and hope they let you go a bit early.
What you want to avoid at any cost is engaging in bad behavior. You should be content with what you have, or it could get a lot worse. Bad behavior means your sentence is extended.
What I’ve described above is what most people are living in their day-to-day lives.
The average person spends 10 years of their life working.
For the majority of their adult life, the common wagie lives in a suffocating shoebox apartment and works in a cramped cubicle, roasting under fluorescent lights.
Their days are forced around their work schedule, starting work at 9 am and finishing at 5 pm, with no freedom over their time and ownership of their life. They live on microwave meals and fast food as their job robs them of all their time and energy to cook something nutritious.
They’re forced to deal with woke co-workers who can snitch on them to HR at any point in time and to blend in as an NPC.
The concept of leave is a cruel mockery. All they want to do is leave their job for good, but they’re forced to pay off their student debts and mortgages. They can’t go anywhere, so a weekend away or a day off is all they can afford.
The wagie is helplessly trapped. They’re told the only way out is to put in those extra hours and grind for that promotion. Maybe then, in a few decades, they can retire more comfortably.
This prison sentence is what tens of millions of people across the world experience every day for decade after decade.
What’s worse is that they consciously choose this path.
Most people fall for the retirement meme. They live their entire life focused solely on their retirement, which is often decades away.
In reality, they’re slowly rotting. Wasting their life away as walking corpses.
But life doesn’t need to be this way.
Most people assume there is no other way and resign themselves to this fate.
But if you’ve read so far, you’ll know that there is a way out.
A way to escape from the straitjacket that is a 9-5 job.
A way to unbind the shackles that hold you hostage in a job you hate.
A way to become a master of your own fate. To govern your day exactly how you want. To reclaim your time, and ultimately your life, so you can pursue what actually matters, whether that be reading, lifting, gaming, frogposting, or any other passion you might have.
The way out is The Way Of The NEET.
What is a NEET?
NEET stands for Not in Education, Employment, or Training.
The best way of finding out if you’re a NEET: do you have to wake up to an alarm clock and sit in a classroom, an office, or another workplace?
Does your schedule revolve around other people, including meetings that you can’t postpone or dealing with people you can’t stand?
If you answered no, you’re a NEET.
NEETs are often frowned upon by society, but deep down many are jealous.
Most people work jobs they hate so they can secure their retirement. Basically, so they can sit around and do nothing, which the NEET can do at any time.
The Way Of The NEET holds the answer to escaping the torment of becoming a permanent wage slave.
Understand this: the modern workforce is beyond a joke. It’s a farce. You barely even need to be sentient to complete the majority of entry-level corporate jobs.
Regardless, your company hates you. They want you buried in debt so you can never escape. They actively think of ways to make your life worse, like forcing you to get vaccinated or making your return to the office, even though your life is better at home.
Corporations demand as much as possible from you and give as little as possible. You must pledge your eternal allegiance to the company, lying before you even get the job during the interview process.
You can’t outright say that you’re there for the money. You have to say you’re grateful for the opportunity.
All so you can get the privilege of spending a decade in forced servitude.
The NEET understands that if you play stupid games, you win stupid prizes.
The NEET decides not to fall for the ‘grindset’ and ‘hustle culture’.
The NEET declines to put in extra hours at work in the hopes of a promotion, realizing that the extra workload simply isn’t worth the increase in pay.
The NEET understands that there is zero correlation with putting in more time and effort at work, so they settle for doing the bare minimum.
And with the advent of remote work and ChatGPT, it is entirely possible to earn a full-time salary by putting in as little as 15 minutes a day.
Once this has been achieved, the NEET can carry out his day exactly how he wants to, with the added benefit of a consistent income.
Sleeping in and clocking off early? A must.
Taking a nap? Whenever the NEET feels like it.
Getting paid to take a two-hour lunch break, hit the gym, go for a walk, play a video game, or watch an anime? The NEET does this every single day.
While the true term of NEET means not being employed in any context, you can basically round down a few hours of work a week to 0.
Especially if you’re working from the comfort of your own home where you have full privacy, you’ve reclaimed ownership of your time and by extension, reclaimed your life.
The Way Of The NEET is also about reducing workload and improving quality of life.
The more you can reduce those 10 years of forced labor, the more you can begin to live your life free from the shackles of wage slavery.
Slavery wasn’t abolished. Hundreds of millions of people are slaves, working paycheck to paycheck to make ends meet.
Only a tiny percentage break free. But that usually involves an ungodly amount of hard work in only a select few careers. Or starting a business, which involves an insane amount of hard work, capital, connections, and a combination of luck and timing.
If you want to reduce your workload from 40 hours to 4 hours a week, giving you enough time to live a better life, the Way Of The NEET is for you.
Whether you go full NEET or find a comfy remote job that gives you more freedom, the solution isn’t to work harder. It’s to work smarter. And the smartest thing you can do is work as little as possible and ideally still get paid.
In part two, we will cover exact strategies on how to get a comfy remote job or how to reduce your workload.
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