Intellectual Labour vs Manual Labour
Understand that intellectual labour will always pay more than manual labour. In the market place, you get paid according to the value you provide.
This is not to say that laborers shouldn’t earn a living wage that is decent and allows them to enjoy a dignified quality of life, they should – but the reality is that you get paid according to the difficulty of the problem you solve and the difficulty there will be in replacing you.
Labourers are not difficult to replace and the skill they provide is not difficult to teach or replicate. They get paid according to the value they provide on an individual level.
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