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Take the time to read this important, excellently written book — our future depends on the ideas it lentktud Such questions can be uncomfortable honoore confronting them ultimately brings greater depth to our lives.

And as the ,a gets faster, the need for a counter-current of slowness will grow too. Or by creating quiet spaces for doing yoga, massage or even take a short nap during the workday. But look at the world today. I say look at the history books. The world is too complex and interconnected for that. No, the world has always been this way. How has slowing down changed your life? What do you hope readers will take away from In Praise of Slow? Speed is often an instrument of denial, a way of avoiding deeper problems.

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A magazine in Britain even published an article recently on how to bring about an orgasm in 30 seconds! Every moment of my day used to be a race against the clock. What sort of life should I be leading?


All Londoners should read it. In the 60s, when feminists said the world was unjust and the moment for change had come, the mainstream reaction was: Thanks to the powerful taboo against slowness, even just thinking about slowing down makes us feel afraid, guilty or ashamed.

It allows us to reflect on the big questions: 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.

A personal wake-up call. Vibrant and very readable. I think the Slow movement is at the same point as feminism or green-ism was 30 or 40 years ago.

And it seems to be working. 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.

Go back to the kitchen! Slow means being present, living each moment fully, putting quality before quantity in everything from work and sex to food and parenting.

Being Slow means doing everything at the correct speed: But you have to realistic. I look at my sister and my grandmother and marvel at the change in just two generations. I am no utopian.

Carl Honore | In Praise of Slow

Take ,entitud rise of feminism. But if we slow down, surely life will pass us by? Is the Slow Movement also gaining ground in the workplace? A million times more inspiring than any of the mass of self-help books around on downshifting.

But I believe it will happen. The message is that the world can change, if we want it to. If you are always rushing, you only skim the surface of things. Add to that the fear of being alone with our thoughts.


However, taking the time to read In Praise of Slowness may be the best decision an entrepreneur, or anyone working full time, can make.

In Praise of Slow

What is my purpose? Now I never feel rushed any more. Mastering the clock of business is about choosing when to be fast and when to be slow. I hope that they will pause and reflect on how they lead their lives and how their lives affect the people and the world around them. What will a Slow world look like?

The boom in meditation or mindfulness in the corporate world is another sign that business is waking up to the power and wisdom of slowing down. He combines fact, analysis and anecdote elegantly and compellingly. What inspired you to embrace Slow? There is so much food for thought here that I cannot recommend this book enough.

I suspect even the Dalai Lama rushes unnecessarily sometimes! For a cultural revolution to occur, you need three factors: I am eogio and have more energy. Impatience is also part of being human.