In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 07:38:07 | 2005 | ISBN-10: N/A | 210 MB
Genre: Psychology, Philosophy
We live in the age of speed. We strain to be more efficient, to cram more into each minute, each hour, each day. Since the Industrial Revolution shifted the world into high gear, the cult of speed has pushed us to a breaking point. 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.