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Carl Honoré:
In praise of slowness

TEDGlobal 2005 · 19:15 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Carl Honoré: In praise of slowness
19:15 · Filmed July 2005 at TEDGlobal 2005 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.

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In his book In Praise of Slowness, Carl Honoré dissects our speed-obsessed society and celebrates those who have gotten in touch with their "inner tortoise." Full bio
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