Cum am ajuns să lucrăm 8 ore pe zi

So the 8-hour work day, 5-day workweek wasn’t chosen as the way to work for scientific reasons; instead, it was partly driven by the goal of increasing consumption.

sursa: The surprising reason we have a 40-hour work week

Cu alte cuvinte, hai să le dăm sclavilor timp să-și cheltuie banii.