Leave the door open to the unknown, the door into the dark. That's where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go. --Rebecca Solnit

Finding Time: Slowness is an Act of Resistance

Finding Time: Slowness is an Act of Resistance

May 25, 2021-- "The four horseman 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." In this lyrical, thought-provoking essay Rebecca Solnit discusses what we lose with modernity's speed -- and what can be reclaimed by a return to slowness. (4216 reads)


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