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4 Misconceptions About the Simple Life

4 Misconceptions About the Simple Life

Dec 24, 2011-- "It is important to recognize inaccurate stereotypes about the simple life because they make it seem impractical and ill suited for responding to increasingly critical breakdowns in world systems. Four misconceptions about the simple life are so common they deserve special attention. These are, equating simplicity with: poverty, rural living, living without beauty and economic stagnation. A central and exciting task for our times is consciously designing ourselves into a sustainable and meaningful future, from the personal level outwards. In envisioning what this future could look like, it is important to not be bound by old stereotypes and to instead see the realism and the beauty of simpler ways of living." This inspiring article by 'Voluntary Simplicity' author Duane Elgin, shares further. (27469 reads)


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