More haste, less quality of life.
“We’re living the fast life instead of the good life,” warns journalist and author Carl Honoré. In this 2005 TED Talk, he deconstructs the “culture of speed” and extols the virtues of living slowly, which can make you happier, healthier and more productive, says Honoré. getAbstract recommends this witty argument for embracing your “inner tortoise.”
In this summary, you will learn
- Why society has become obsessed with speed
- How a counterculture of slowness is spreading globally
- What benefits slowness brings
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