Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
Eddie Cantor

Slowness is an Act of Resistance

Slowness is an Act of Resistance

Nov 2, 2015-- "The four horsemen of my apocalypse are called Efficiency, Convenience, Profitability, and Security, and in their names, crimes against poetry, pleasure, sociability, and the very largeness of the world are daily, hourly, constantly carried out. These marauding horsemen are deployed by technophiles, advertisers, and profiteers to assault the nameless pleasures and meanings that knit together our lives and expand our horizons." Writer Rebecca Solnit believes that slowness is an act of resistance, not because slowness is a good in itself but because of all that it makes room for, the things that don't get measured and can't be bought. (8003 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionExperiment today with slowing down and taking in all you see and do on a deeper level.



Quote Bulletin


...a unique endeavour To bring to bloom the million-petalled flower Of being here.
Philip Larkin

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 246,011 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Nov 10: Two Words That Can Change a Life (78,661 reads) Nov 9: The Gentle Art of Blessing (5,591 reads) Oct 13: Why We Should Take World Octopus Day Seriously (4,785 reads) Oct 15: Rethinking the Bucket List (6,402 reads) Nov 26: What We Get Wrong About Time (3,450 reads)

More ...