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I look at my sister and my grandmother and marvel at the change in just two generations.

By limiting honre hours. But at least our starting point should be to seek the tempo giusto and to expect others to do so too. I guess what I really want is for readers to grasp the very counter-cultural idea lejtitud the best way to survive and thrive in the fast-paced modern world is not to speed up but to slow down.

Every day I open up my inbox and find a few emails from readers around the world who say the book has changed their lives. It will be a world that is healthy, happy and humane.

Carl Honore | In Praise of Slow

But if we slow down, surely life will pass us by? I feel more optimistic now than I did when In Praise of Slow first came out. He combines fact, analysis and anecdote elegantly and compellingly. Add to that the fear of being alone with our thoughts.


For a cultural revolution to occur, you need three factors: A personal wake-up call. But faster is not always better. Read it slowly to allow inward digestion without dyspepsia. However, taking the time to read In Praise of Slowness may be the best decision an entrepreneur, or anyone working full time, can make. Or lentihud creating quiet spaces for doing yoga, massage or even take a short nap during the workday.

If you are always rushing, you only skim the surface of things. By giving them more control over their schedules so they can work at their ls pace, accelerating and decelerating when it suits them.

We now have all three factors in place for the Slow revolution to push on. Not long ago the Economist magazine told its readers: At work, I am much more productive and creative. Is the Slow Movement also gaining ground in the workplace?

What inspired hojore to embrace Slow? Why do we live so fast today? Take the time to read this important, excellently written book — our future depends on the ideas it contains! Maybe reading this book could be a life-altering experience!

And the green movement has followed a similar arc: I think the Slow movement is at the same point as feminism or green-ism was 30 or 40 years ago. Obviously there is a long way to go to create a world of perfect gender equality, but a woman today could hardly imagine how severely life was limited for her grandmother.


In Praise of Slow

How has slowing down changed your life? I am no utopian. It is the unofficial handbook and bible of the Slow Movement. There is so much food for thought here that I cannot recommend this book enough. At the same time, the world has become a giant buffet of things to do, consume, experience — and we rush to have it all. Such questions can be uncomfortable but confronting them ultimately brings greater depth to our lives.

It allows us to reflect on the big questions: What is the main obstacle to slowing down in this fast world? Thanks to the powerful taboo against slowness, even just thinking about slowing down makes us feel afraid, guilty or ashamed.