What were the things that really challenged me, made me wake up to my way of thinking that presupposed an industrialized system? In five words. Gentle. Small. Humble. Slow. Simple. --Andy Couturier

The Abundance of Less

The Abundance of Less

Nov 28, 2018-- In "The Abundance of Less" Andy Couturier profiles the lives of ten pioneering Japanese artist-activists living lives of extraordinary grace and purpose outside the bounds of mainstream society. As author David Abram puts it,"Reading this magic book is like drinking from a fresh wellspring deep in the mountains: it slowly returns one to sanity. In an era when the allure of ten thousand digital screens eclipses the inner radiance of a stone lying among the reeds, how clarifying to encounter the eloquence and humility of these well-lived lives." What follows is Couturier's introduction to a book that reads like a touchstone for these troubled times. (5587 reads)


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Take ActionTry holding Couturier's five words in your consciousness as you go through your week and see what happens. For more inspiration, read this in-depth interview with him here. [more]



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