In association with hhdlstudycirclemontreal.org

Shop Class As Soul Craft

You’re receiving this email because you are a DailyGood subscriber.
Trouble Viewing? On a mobile? Just click here. Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe.
DailyGood News That Inspires

March 28, 2022

a project of ServiceSpace

Shop Class As Soul Craft

A decline in tool use would seem to betoken a shift in our relationship to our own stuff: more passive and more dependent.

– Matthew Crawford –

Shop Class As Soul Craft

“Matthew Crawford was on what most people would think was the “right track.” Then he left his job as executive director at a think tank in Washington to open a motorcycle repair shop. In his book, Shop Class as Soulcraft, he makes the case that our society has placed too great a value on white-collar work and not enough value on the trades. Crawford tells host Guy Raz that the mechanical arts have a special significance for our time because they cultivate the less glamorous virtue of attentiveness.” More in this NPR piece. { read more }

Be The Change

For more inspiration, check out this photo essay on “The Beauty of Craft.” { more }

COMMENT | RATE Email Twitter FaceBook

Related Good News

Smile Big
Love Freely
Meditate
Give Back

Barbara Kingsolver on Knitting as Creation Story

The Keys to Aging Well

Two Words That Can Change a Life

Amanda Gorman: The Miracle of Morning

Smile Big
Love Freely
Meditate
Give Back

On the Road with Thomas Merton

Peace Is Every Step: Thich Nhat Hanh’s 95 Year Earthwalk

The Phone Call

9 Rules for the Woke Birdwatcher

DailyGood is a volunteer-run initiative that delivers “good news” to 242,468 subscribers. There are many ways to help. To unsubscribe, click here.

Other ServiceSpace projects include:

KindSpring // KarmaTube // Conversations // Awakin // More

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: