Why do we go to work?

The labor market, our reasons for working, and whether everyone really has a choice.
A livelihood is nothing more than securing the means for existence – getting what you need to live as you please. There are billions of different ways to live our lives, yet we’re quick to divide it into ‘weekdays’ and ‘weekends’, ‘work’ and ‘leisure’, ‘on-season’ and ‘off-season’ – does it need to be that way?