Unwinding the Clock: Ten Thoughts on Our Relationship to Time

Swedish physicist Bodil J nsson has spent several decades thinking about the opportunities and problems facing human beings in these modern times Technological developments from high speed travel to cell phones to computers and the Internet would seem to save time, but as the pace of our lives increases, we all feel as if we have much less of it.J nsson combines her knoSwedish physicist Bodil J nsson has spent several decades thinking about the opportunities and problems facing human beings in these modern times Technological developments from high speed travel to cell phones to computers and the Internet would seem to save time, but as the pace of our lives increases, we all feel as if we have much less of it.J nsson combines her knowledge of science and technology with common sense and a woman s unique perspective She reflects on how the pace of contemporary life takes its toll on our bodies and minds, asking difficult questions about what human and technological progress mean She offers concrete suggestions for preserving our humanity while working and living in the fast lane With unpretentious wisdom and gentle humor, J nsson ultimately shows us how to slow down and enjoy life.Unwinding the Clock is a book of universal appeal, and has been a phenomenal success in Europe, where several hundred thousand copies have been sold.
Unwinding the Clock Ten Thoughts on Our Relationship to Time Swedish physicist Bodil J nsson has spent several decades thinking about the opportunities and problems facing human beings in these modern times Technological developments from high speed travel to c

  • Title: Unwinding the Clock: Ten Thoughts on Our Relationship to Time
  • Author: Bodil Jönsson Bodil Jönsson Tiina Nunnally
  • ISBN: 9780151005390
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Unwinding the Clock: Ten Thoughts on Our Relationship to Time”

    1. I grabbed this from the library on my last visit, after I saw the cover note "how to find a comfortable productive rhythm for your life in a breakneck-paced, workaholic world". A quick, non-fiction read, with some interesting perspectives on time, and how we as humans 'deal' with it, and structure our lives around it. And often fall right out of our own individual rhythms to fit in with societal 'norms'. I did learn a new word, (from a list of the top 10 things we need to do to survive) and it w [...]

    2. This was the first book I bought this year- month of April. I grabbed this from RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave. when I didn't make it to my appointment and decided to just look around and chill with my fave drink. I was captured with the write-up from the back cover that says "A new way to think about time, Unwinding the Clock shows us how to slow down and enjoy the time we have." This is really a book to read for us who live in a breakneck-paced, workaholic world. We actually have enough time. it's the [...]

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