Tag: Freedom

The Last Days of Negotium

A villa with a fountain and statues of the founding of Rome in Tivoli, Italy

The title of this blog is inspired by an idea from the ancient Greeks and Romans two millenia ago. Namely, that the desired state of humanity is otium, a Latin word that refers to “leisure” time or, more precisely, being in control of one’s own time. While the concept of otium comes from a bygone era, it remains very relevant today.