Simple Living

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Radical Simplicity And The Middle Class
Alexander, Samuel
Article
2012
A description of what a life of radical simplicity might look like suggesting radical simplicity is appealing, provided that the transition was anticipated and widely negotiated.
Simple living: Connexipedia Article
Article
A lifestyle characterized by minimizing the "more is better" pursuit of wealth and consumption.
Skills for Simple Living
Tillostson, Betty (Edited by)
Book
1991
Voluntary Simplicity And The Steady-State Economy
Burch, Mark
Article
2014
Voluntary simplicity is most basically characterized by the practices of mindfulness and material sufficiency. Through bringing mindfulness to our daily lives, we seek the maximum of well-being achiev...
Voyages To Utopia: From Monastery to Commune - The Search for the Perfect Society in Modern Times
McCord, William
Book
1989
The story of William McCord's exploration of utopian communities, both in person and through literature.

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The Preservation Institute
Today, most people recognize that modernization and growth can harm the natural environment. The Preservation Institute believes that modernization also damages the social environment - that many of our social problems are side-ef...