In praise of slowness challenging the cult of speed by Carl HonoreМЃ

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Leisure,
  • Time management

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Book details

StatementCarl Honoré.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1498 .H66 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination321 p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18399198M
ISBN 100060750510
ISBN 109780060750510
OCLC/WorldCa61514717

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Journalist Carl Honoré believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.

Honoré is best known for his advocacy of the Slow Movement. His book "In Praise of Slowness" dissects our speed-obsessed society and. In Praise of Slow The foundation text and handbook of the Slow Movement. Dissects our compulsion to hurry and chronicles a global trend toward putting on the brakes.

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Writer Carl Honore takes note of a movement aimed at urging us to. After graduating university, he worked with children living on the street in Brazil, and then spent a decade as a journalist covering South America and Europe before switching to writing books. His first three (In Praise of Slowness, Under Pressure and The Slow Fix) took on our modern cult of speed.

In this excerpt from Carl Honoré’s book In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed, he writes about the benefits of flexible hours and the importance of downtime.

There was a time, not so long ago, when mankind looked forward to a new Age of Leisure.- In Praise of Slowness, page 3. I once heard that I should budget my time more carefully than I budget my money because I can get more money but more time is impossible to come by.

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