Work follows us everywhere. The blurring of work and leisure
has intensified in this era of twenty-four-hour access, when the
computer is just a fingertip away and the Blackberry and the cell
phone are as intimate as a heartbeat. The delicate tissues of the body
are constantly awash in the lethal chemical bath of chronic stress.
Interactive electronic devices have made stress continuous. Home is
no longer a refuge.
The revolution of rising expectations, fuelled by the global
perspective, provided by the media and internet creates unrelenting
stress. Einstein, Time magazine’s ‘Man of the Twentieth Century,’
warns: The concern for man and his destiny must always be the chief
interest of all technical effort. Never forget it among your diagrams