Soylent and the Charm of the Fast Lane
The new food substitute Soylent allows you to give up eating meals in order to have more free time. But John Gray argues that human beings crave busy lives. We want to be distracted, he says, so we don't have to think too much.
Producer: Adele Armstrong.
A Point of View: Are we really interested in saving time?
A new food substitute has been advertised as time-saving. But when we say we want to save time, is this a lie we tell ourselves to mask other desires, asks John Gray.
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