The ‘simple life’ manifesto and how it could save us

The aftermath of Christmas is a good time to think about where consumer-capitalism is getting us. The sad fact is that, with these values, our society can never be ecologically sustainable or just. Accelerating global problems cannot be solved in a society obsessed with production and consumption, affluent living standards, market forces, the profit motive and economic growth. The only way out is via a huge and radical transition to The Simpler Way.

via The ‘simple life’ manifesto and how it could save us.

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One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · December 29, 2014

    I think even those who promote that idea would miss their creature comforts though they would not admit to it. We would all need to have a huge mind change and maybe that will be forced on us.

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