Less Is More: The Art of Voluntary Poverty: An Anthology of Ancient and... Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Goldian VandenBroeck
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Chapter 1

• The economy is rigged to benefit the super wealthy.

• There is virtue in choosing poverty over the desolation of empty abundance.

• The rich are slaves to centers of wealth.

• The rich are at an advantage in wealth and in an imposed poverty.

• Even in trying poverty, the wealthy know they have their riches to fall back on.

Chapter 2

• William James praises poverty in life.

• E.F. Schumacher states that modern technology is destroying the plant and mutilating mankind.

• Some way the world is divided into two camps - those with too much and those with too little.

• Inflicted poverty is destitution.

• Man has the power to degenerate into lower forms, but also to aspire to higher, divine forms.

Chapter 3

• The idea of discarding one's riches to tap the treasures of within has been discarded for a long period of time.

• Every movement of humanity is one that...

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