French Existentialist Albert Camus once cited the Greek myth of Sisyphus, a man who was condemned to pushing a boulder up a mountain only to have it roll back down for all eternity as a metaphor for day-to-day existence. Ladies and gentlemen, we now have a new Sisyphus: This dude shoveling snow into a Walmart shopping cart.
We have a couple theories as to why this guy is behaving like a broken robot.
A. He hates it inside Walmart. Maybe having to work inside of Walmart is so excruciating that he would rather be out in the cold shoveling snow all day. And if all he does is move snow around by shoveling it into a grated cart, he will never have to go back inside, where the mouth-breathing bargain shoppers test-ride XXL sweatpants and leave them on the floor for him to refold.
B. He is stupid. Listen, we don't like this theory either, but the fact of the matter is this: Some people are stupid. So stupid, in fact, that they would continue to shovel snow into a cart even after seeing that it falls through the bottom.
C. Walmart is a sadistic company that is forcing its workers to perform pointless acts of physical labor in an attempt to get them to quit, so they can hire cheaper labor to replace them. If this is the case, we hope that this man has read Albert Camus' essay on Sisyphus, and knows that shoveling snow for all eternity is no different than any other activity a human being can engage in, and that at the end of the day, he must make the choice to be happy, just like Sisyphus.
Realistically, we're betting he's just stupid though.