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Does This Thingy Add Value…

A new post from the Minimalists. “I don’t own many things. But everything I own adds value to my life. Each of my belongings—my kitchenware, furniture, clothes, car—functions either as a tool or gives some sort of positive aesthetic value to my life. That … Continue reading

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The reality of growth

“Anyone who believes in indefinite growth in anything physical, on a physically finite planet, is either mad or and economist ,” Kenneth Boulding, environmental advisor to President Kennedy. A realism to ponder when listening to bankers and politicians.

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“Great republics do not last. Whatever has been the rule in history may be depended upon to remain the rule. History repeats itself. Vast power and wealth corrupt a nation. It incites dangerous ambitions and could bring the republic down. … Continue reading

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