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Due to an increasingly complicated and hyper-connected world, a lot of people are revisiting and paying attention to the concept of a simple life.
From Buddha to Socrates and contemporaries like Oprah, many people throughout ages have advocated the slow, mindful, simple life.
In many prosperous, capitalist societies where consumerism, big pharma and supermarket culture is rampant, leading a quiet, simple life is considered boring.
Big Brands continue to persuade everyone to aspire for more and most people fall for that.
A simple, frugal living in nature might be our last hope to reverse the effects of industrialization, population growth, polluted oceans, deforestation, plastic waste and extinction of plants and animals.
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Minimalism is a way of eschewing the non-essential in order to focus on what’s truly important, what gives our lives meaning, what gives us joy and value.
It’s a way to escape the excesses of the world around us, the excesses of consumerism, material possessions, clutter, ...
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Nihilism means "nothing." It is the lack of belief in meaning or substance in an area of philosophy.
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Poverty is involuntary and debilitating, whereas simplicity is voluntary and enabling.
It is very misleading to equate simplicity with poverty, even if some spiritual traditions have advocated a life of extreme renunciation. A life of conscious simplicity can have both a beauty and ...
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