It's the American Way. We are the epitome of all three. It's part of our culture and becoming part of the world's culture (some parts of it, anyway).
Not everything needs to be bigger, better and faster.
Sometimes it's okay to be a little bit smaller, just as good and slower. You know, like eating-smaller portions, and taking your time to eat, slowly.
Taking the time to observe life-this does not require bigger, better or faster types of anything.
Besides, if you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.