Speed Limits

Speed Limits

[where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left]

Streaming Audiobook - 2015
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Drawing together developments in religion, philosophy, art, technology, fashion, and finance, Mark C. Taylor presents an original and rich account of a great paradox of our times: how the very forces and technologies that were supposed to free us by saving time and labor now trap us in a race we can never win. The faster we go, the less time we have, and the more we try to catch up, the farther behind we fall. Connecting our speed-obsession with today's global capitalism, Taylor composes a grand narrative showing how commitments to economic growth and extreme competition, combined with accelerating technological innovation, have brought us close to disaster. Psychologically, environmentally, economically, and culturally, speed is taking a profound toll on our lives.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Media, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781494528768
1494528762
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 40 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Foster, Mel - Narrator
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