3 July 2012

Article: on busyness - http://goo.gl/jfQq4
"It's not as if any of us wants to live like this, any more than any one person wants to be part of a traffic jam or stadium trampling or the hierarchy of cruelty in high school — it's something we collectively force one another to do. Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness"
(1600 words, via Karen McGrane)