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LEISURE: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING AT REST

by Carl Honoré

To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
Bertrand Russell

book - in praise of slowness by carl honoréIn 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....

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