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<<Factory work is pretty similar. The human body just wasn't designed for that kind of punishment.


I've been a blue collar, and I don't think things were that bleak.

The reasonable and prudent blue collar could an did save and invest money, avoided wasting money, and could build a good life over time.

The foolish blue collar got drunk, raised hell and spent all the money he earned and whatever he could borrow from other people.

The gas utility where I worked had lots of such blue collars. After working there twenty years or more, all having pretty much the same opportunities, some were millionaires and others were bankrupt.

The content of ones character was more important than the job they had. Jobs could be changed. Character was more durable, and could be either an advantage or disadvantage.

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