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What do you do?

It’s like the third question you ask or are asked upon meeting someone. And the subtext is really how do you make money? What is your job/career? How do you spend the bulk of your days?

I think we ask each other this because it shows both our status and also defines something greater about our personality and values. The answer to that question helps us categorize a bunch of stuff about a person more…