I can imagine working for Niek ...
No dishwasher, no clothes washer or dryer, no running water etc ...
Because these things make life too easy, and make living not worthwhile. One must work for everything ... even if the work is busywork.
and worst of all ... he will send your paycheck via Pony Express - even if Fed Ex is cheaper and easier.
Of course you will need to negotiate with Niek for 6 months to agree on a wage, so the Pony Express will seem quick by comparison.
Socialism - Let me tell you how it will be
There's one for you, nineteen for me
Should five per cent appear too small
Be thankful I don't take it all