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An essay on why chairs suck.

"I’d love to end this essay with a cry for a cultural shift away from chairs and toward more active sitting, on the floor or squatting or whatever, but really, we’re stuck with this shit for a while. The best we can hope for from chairs right now is a lesson on the dangers of fashion and a historical counterexample to the myth that the public acts in its own collective interest. If you want to sit healthily, you’ll have to take matters into your own hands; the best habit to develop is not to stay seated for more than ten minutes at a time."
f you hang out with industrial designers, one thing you may have noticed is that they're really into chairs. In fact, tastes are predictable enough that you can often tell a designer's favorit...
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