Posts Tagged ‘Slow’

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As this story in today’s NY Times suggests, the Slow movement is going mainstream.  It’s no longer just food that’s Slow, but architecture, design, sex and even the way you work.

Writer Penelope Green points out that much about the movement is “essentially rebranding familiar ideas — like those of the New Urbanists, for example — not only about how to build responsibly but how to stay grounded in a too-fast, overdeveloped age.”

Still, the article’s paradoxical reference to the Slow movement as “a growing cultural quake” has us EarthQuakers cheering.

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