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Less Is More: The Art of Voluntary Poverty: An Anthology of Ancient and... Themes

Goldian VandenBroeck
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Less Is More

The concept of "less is more" is a liberating one. It is a tenet that allows the liberation of self and provides a pathway to a truly rewarding, satisfying and worthwhile life. When one makes the transition to realizing that he does not need a plethora of material possessions and wealth to be "successful," the less worries there are about how to make yet more money or most importantly, how to fight against losing it. It then follows that with less encumbrances and burdens, there is more available time and energy that can be used in more important pursuits like improving personal relationships, helping the less fortunate and growing spiritually. There is only one way to attain peace of mind and that is through the freedom from wealth and the accompanying destruction that it causes. True wealth is that which is supplied by nature and that...

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