In the past two weeks I’ve taken three naps at work, a total of an hour or so of shut-eye while on the clock. And I have no shame or uncertainty about doing it. I couldn’t feel better about it, and my productivity reflects it, too.
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Appalachia has supplied coal to the rest of the United States for centuries. In Pennsylvania, a lawsuit involving the Bailey Mine Complex—an underground mine the size of Manhattan—will help determine whether coal interests continue to dominate.
Over the past decade, the company has developed hundreds of rules, drawing elaborate distinctions between what should and shouldn’t be allowed, in an effort to make the site a safe place for its nearly 2 billion users.
From the distance of time, and the comfort of one’s armchair, the decision to chow down in the middle of a battle certainly seems ridiculous. Which it was. Yet the episode is simply a very high stakes example of something we all do every single day: forfeit a higher good in order to satiate a lower desire or impulse