Any cohesive society must have a means for rewarding effort and innovation, work of both body and mind, respectively. Each can be enjoyable towards some worthy goal.
This implies mechanisms for accounting.
The nature of apathy and laziness == motivation failure. Jump-starting a society.
Value of work.
It's of no value whatsoever to be productive in a destructive economic system. Better to do nothing. Better yet, expose problems and find solutions.
But we must do something on this island called Earth, especially now that fruit no longer falls near our feet.