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Those were the last posts on social media of the latest "karoshi" victim, Matsuri Takahashi, a 24-year-old Japanese girl who'd worked 105 hours' overtime in one month at Dentsu, an ad agency in Japan.Stress in that sense is either related to competition, seeking social or economic recognition, personal achievement, or fear of organizational harassment and abuse.It's linked to the multifaceted personalities or behaviors a "millennial" is often impelled to have in order to keep pace with and adapt to the 21st century socioeconomic-cultural requirements.Nonetheless, social progression and recognition are typically attained by people evaluating one another based on indicators limited to academic grades, key work performance indicators, job titles and other career metrics.Today, a new human revolution seems needed to overcome the "machine" side of the human being with karoshi as one of its cruelest faces. A revolution that calls for humanizing the human brain.
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