On time

Clocks from around the world; Credit: Leo Reynolds, Creative commons Flickr image
Clocks from around the world; Credit: Leo Reynolds, Creative commons Flickr image

An artistically engaging 10-minute video on the cultural construction of time offers much food for thought. A resounding message is about the new culture of “busyness” in the United States and its many costs to family life, health, and more.

Cultural anthropologists will not appreciate the several totalizing references to whole countries having value X or value Y about time. Still, one has to appreciate the driving concept and the fantastic graphics.

Thanks to my intro cultural anthropology student, Jessica Glicker, for sending the link.

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