Anxiety

Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and supposed to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures.

(Susan Sontag, On Photography, p. 15)

2 Responses to “Anxiety”

  1. Kritika Says:

    If it true for most people, then it surely shows how obsessed we are becoming with work.

    • isaackent Says:

      Yes, and this was written half a lifetime ago, or more; even retirees are busy now. I can’t talk: I’m busy, busy, busy, too. Gotta go: back to work! Thank you for taking a moment to read and think and write.

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