LEISURE: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING AT REST
by Carl Honoré
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
In a world obsessed with work, leisure is a serious matter. The United Nations declared it a basic human right in 1948. Half a century later, we are inundated with books, websites, magazines, TV shows and newspaper supplements dedicated to hobbies and having fun. Leisure Studies is even an academic discipline....