What good is saved time if nobody uses it

We have technology at our disposal to help us save time. Then too, we crib about not having enough time at all.

The movie “Before Sunrise” (Brilliant movie and my all time favorite romantic film, btw!) has a very apt comment on this.

Jesse (as he’s taking a stroll with Celine on the roads of Vienna at night):

You know what drives me crazy!

It’s always people talking about how great technology is, how it saves all this time! But what good is saved time if nobody uses it? if it just turns into more busy work?

I never hear somebody say, “Well, you know! With the time I have saved by using my word processor, I’m gonna go to a Zen monastery and hang out”

Sweet 🙂

(On a related note, please read this by Seth Godin)

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2 thoughts on “What good is saved time if nobody uses it

  1. Saurabh Jain April 8, 2013 at 4:46 pm Reply

    Indeed, can’t agree more! People today have a tendency to save time and then make oneself miserable while figuring out some other million ways to save time. Paradox on fire.

  2. Saurabh Jain April 8, 2013 at 4:47 pm Reply

    Indeed, can’t agree more! People
    today have a tendency to save time
    and then make oneself miserable
    while figuring out some other million
    ways to save time. Paradox on fire.

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