When Did Passion Become Mandatory?

The Case for Separation of Work & Love

Erik Devaney
20 min readJul 28, 2015

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“Choose a job you love,” advised Confucius, “and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Oh, Confucius — your inspirational words are perfect fodder for office cubicle decor; perfect mantra for the self-improvement obsessed.

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Erik Devaney

Full-time stay-at-home dad, part-time ghostwriter, retired pub musician, recovering marketer