Reducing Our Speed
We think of life as a journey ... or maybe a race. Or is it a conveyor belt?
Grade school leads to high school, high school to college, college to graduate school, and then on to a job and more and more money and eventually, finally, success.
But what happens when we finally reach that "thing" we all race towards our entire lives? Do we feel any different than we did before?
We're using the wrong metaphor, says philosopher and writer Alan Watts. "We missed the point the whole way along. It was a musical piece. You were supposed to sing or dance while the music was playing."
The World Institute of Slowness aims to facilitate Slow awareness around the globe.Interested?
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- A History of Happiness: Older traditions focused on being good rather than feeling good and measured happiness in lifetimes, not moments.
Slow Money: Bringing Money Down to Earth: Is there such a thing as money that's too fast? Woody Tasch says yes, and he's trying to slow money down by connecting
investors to their local economies.
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