Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything - chapters 16-22 Summary & Analysis

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chapters 16-22 Summary and Analysis

In Chapters 16, estimates show that people spend four minutes and a few extra seconds per day on sex. This is not reading about it, thinking or dreaming about it but actually doing it. That totals to approximately one half hour per week for something people say they enjoy more than most anything else including sports or watching television. Another thing that consumes approximately four minutes per day is paperwork. The low number for this act can be accredited to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980.

"By 1980 the minutes mattered enough to justify a huge new enforcement apparatus within the federal establishment." (Chapter 16, p. 128).

Unfortunately, like many federal programs, the plan did not apply to the program itself and ended up causing thousands of hours of work to reduce the work of others.

In Chapter 17, as those with hurry sickness rush...

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