May 25, 2021– “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 breadth of the world are committed, daily, every hour, constantly. These technophiles, advertisers and speculators employ marauding horsemen to assault the nameless pleasures and meanings that weave our lives and broaden our horizons. ” In this thought-provoking lyrical essay, Rebecca Solnit explores what we lose with the speed of modernity and what can be regained with a return to slowness. (338 reads)
To take actionMake a conscious effort today to slow down and savor the moments.