Especially since the widespread use of smartphones and social media, life feels extremely fast. Notifications from all kind of apps take over our phone screen, the news outlets hop from one breaking story to another, and weekends no longer feel like weekends but like weekdays instead. The 24/7 news channels, which saw their real breakthrough with 9/11, install a feeling of permanent crisis because it is the succession of crises that feeds those channels. French philosopher Myriam Revault d’Allonnes considers this “endless crisis” (‘la crise sans fin’) as the most defining characteristic of modern . . .