Are you a self-proclaimed couch potato whose superpower is their unmatched laziness? Does your dream job include making money by just sinking your butt into the couch and doing nothing? 

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Well, the lords of sloths have answered all your prayers! 

The University of Fine Arts in Hamburg, Germany is working on a project examining laziness and the lack of ambition around us. How does that help us, the couch potatoes? 

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Well, they are offering a highly-exclusive paid scholarship and an "idleness grant" to their applicants who are seriously committed to the art of doing nothing. 

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 Wondering exactly how much they'll be paying their three lucky applicants? A scholarship of €1,600 ( Rs.1,41,406, approx) 

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If you're reading this while you're slouching on your sofa, snuggling on your bed or stuffing your face with chips, all you have to do is convince a jury that your chosen area of specialty is "active inactivity". 

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You can submit your anonymous pitches by September 15th, explaining why you'll be so great at this job but be really very careful because there are only 3 positions available. 

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 The application form lists two questions: ‘What do you not want to do?’ and ‘Why is it important not to do this thing in particular?'

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Professor Friedrich von Borries, the mastermind behind this project is on a mission to understand laziness and how we respond to the everyday hustle-bustle. 

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Through his study, he also wants to see if our busy schedules have an ‘eco-social’ transformation. He said, ‘It is about exiting the constant success spiral, getting off life’s hamster wheel.’

If we want to live in a society that consumes less energy, wastes fewer resources, this is not the right system of values. Wouldn’t it be nicer to gain social prestige by saying: ‘I have time to dream, meet friends, put up my feet – I have time to do nothing?’ The search for success never ends, even if people have financial security. 

                    - Professor Friedrich von Borries

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Well, whoever said nothing in life comes free, knew what they were talking about. Laziness is a talent and it should be up for sale. Welcome to the 21st century, folks.