Carl Honoré

In praise of slowness

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Filmed Jan 2005 at TEDGlobal 2005
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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.

Carl Honore
/ Journalist

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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