Artificially accelerated growth
"Bigger is better" syndrome
The modern tendency is to regard natural processes as too slow. Progress is fast. Development is forced with everything from children to vegetables to technological solutions.
Communication and information technology is turning over new technologies at a furious rate. Rapid rate of growth and size is admired in the business world. Certain forms of paté are obtained by force feeding animals to provoke an organic disorder which grossly enlarges the liver from which the paté is derived. Large, quick-growing tomatoes and factory produced eggs are tasteless. Children have less time for play and barely have an adolescence before they are concerned with getting a training and a job.