Success or fame in the current environment is a lottery prize given to great and weak with equal probability. In such an environment, it makes sense to put as little effort into success as one would put into buying a lottery ticket. A weekly effort, perhaps, but one that takes only a few minutes, leaving the rest of the week free.
The modern gig lifestyle results in a hive-like devaluation of the individual, but it also contributes to the emergence of more hive-like behaviors by encouraging individuals, especially men, to maximize their efforts in a gig when they are needed and minimize their obligations when they are not relevant.
To give this concept a name to contrast with MGTOW, I suggest the term MUTAW: men unable to afford women.
In the past couple years, there have been a conversation about a trend of declining interest in automobiles by the young adult generation. I define young adults as ages between 18 and 34: what others have labeled as millennials. Evidence of declining interest is the reduced occurrences per 1000 persons of car sales, car registrations,…