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Our relationship with time has become distinctly contradictory. We snap up every new gadget that hits the market, hoping that it will allow us to cram just one more thing into our everyday lives. And, while firing off emails on the journey home from work, we dream of ‘downshifting’ and leaving it all behind. Are our lives best lived in the slow or fast lane? If only someone would tell us what to do about time.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.9774/GLEAF.978-1-909493-54-4_12

Publication date: September 9, 2005

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  • About Time: Speed, Society, People and the Environment
    Where does all the time go? Despite the burgeoning army of machines designed to save time - from cars and aeroplanes to dishwashers and microwaves - we don't seem to have any more of it on our hands. We simply fill the space we clear with more things to do - consuming more, spending more - and then look around for new ways of saving time. Being busy has become a habit - a habit that gives us high status - busy people are important people. About Time, edited by the think-tank Forum for the Future, brings together ten of the world's leading thinkers and writers, including Will Hutton, Baroness Mary Warnock, Sir Martin Rees, Ghillean Prance, Jay Griffiths (the author of the bestselling Pip Pip) and Jonathon Porritt in a collection of intriguing essays exploring the issue of time and how it relates to the environment, economy and society.
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