The Idler 38: How to Save the World Without Really Trying (Issue 38)

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The Idler team believe that idleness is unjustly criticized in modern society when it is, in fact, a vital component of a happy life. This new issue of the Idler looks at man, nature, and the earth and reveals that doing nothing is the only way to save the planet. Pieces include Richard Benson on growing a wild flower meadow and noted Gaia scientist Stephen Harding on why we need to stop interfering with nature.

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Tom Hodgkinson is the author of How To Be Free and How To Be Idle. Dan Kieran is deputy editor of the Idler. He is the editor of Crap JobsCrap Holidays, and The Idler Book of Crap Towns, and he has written for The GuardianThe Observer, The Sunday Times, and The Times.

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"Britain's coolest magazine" -- Alex James, Blur "Uniquely engaging... devoted to idleness in all its forms... surprisingly energetic in its sagacious coverage of trends and trendiness... Packed with ideas" * Time Out * "The thinking person's Loaded" * Select * "Full of good things... genuinely radical, irreverent and iconoclastic" -- the late Rt Hon Alan Clark "I'd read it even if I didn't write for it" -- Louis Theroux

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