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.
‘We used to dial, now we speed-dial.
We used to read, now we speed-read.
We used to walk, now we speed-walk.
We used to date, now we speed-date.’