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In Praise Of Slowness Epub File
In Praise Of Slowness Epub File


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In Praise Of Slowness Epub File


In Praise of Slowness is the first comprehensive look at the worldwide Slow movements making their way into the mainstream -- in offices, factories, neighborhoods, kitchens, hospitals, concert halls, bedrooms, gyms, and schools. We live in the age of speed. Consider these facts: Americans on average spend seventy-two minutes of every day behind the wheel of a car, a typical business executive now loses sixty-eight hours a year to being put on hold, and American adults currently devote on average a mere half hour per week to making love.Living on the edge of exhaustion, we are constantly reminded by our bodies and minds that the pace of life is spinning out of control. 502. In Praise of Slowness traces the history of our increasingly breathless relationship with time and tackles the consequences of living in this accelerated culture of our own creation. People are discovering energy and efficiency where they may have been least expected -- in slowing down.In this engaging and entertaining exploration, award-winning journalist and rehabilitated speedaholic Carl Honor details our perennial love affair with efficiency and speed in a perfect blend of anecdotal reportage, history, and intellectual inquiry. The Slow philosophy can be summed up in a single word -- balance. In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed By Carl Honore Crafts & Hobbies Self-Help : Personal Growth - General Social Science Social Science : Popular Culture - General HarperCollins e-books Publication date: April 2009 ISBN: 9780061907319 Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM) . Buy ePub Our price: $12.49 . The server encountered a temporary error and could not complete your request. Thats all we know.. Please try again in 30 seconds.


We strain to be more efficient, to cram more into each minute, each hour, each day. Error 502 (Server Error)!!1. Defining a movement that is here to stay, this spirited manifesto will make you completely rethink your relationship with time.. Thats an error. This is a modern revolution, championed by cell-phone using, e-mailing lovers of sanity. Since the Industrial Revolution shifted the world into high gear, the cult of speed has pushed us to a breaking point. A Slow revolution is taking place.Here you will find no Luddite calls to overthrow technology and seek a preindustrial utopia. Why are we always in such a rush? What is the cure for time sickness? Is it possible, or even desirable, to slow down? Realizing the price we pay for unrelenting speed, people all over the world are reclaiming their time and slowing down the pace -- and living happier, healthier, and more productive lives as a result f682aff184

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