Arianna Huffington announces her first pick for her book club: In Praise of Slowness by Carl Honore. Perfect.
In his blog post, Honore responds to her selection:
“Around the world, 120 official Slow Cities are now putting quality of life ahead of sprawl. Slow Food is a household name and the Slow Sex movement could be next. Slow Travel is booming as people look for ways to savor the journey. A Harvard dean has written an open letter extolling the virtues of doing less and relaxing more. Its title: “Slow Down.”
And that is just the tip of the iceberg. There are now movements for Slow Medicine, Exercise, Parenting, Retail, Design, Education, Blogging, Production, Fashion, Art and Reading.”
What’s next? Slow learning? Of course, we’ve been celebrating slow learners for quite some time now. It’s good to see the idea catching on.