Rest has a bad rap in our culture. Most of us think about rest as merely the absence of work—not something valuable in its own right. Sometimes, it’s even equated with laziness.
But nothing could be further from the truth.
The excerpt edits out all the historical case studies, and really foregrounds the science– which is probably just what readers expect from the Center.
For me, it offers an interesting view of what the book might have been like if I hadn’t had the history.
It might be more compelling to some readers who are more science-focused, but I still like my version.