Posts Tagged 'minimalist materialism'

Why Bindle?

Aug 30th 2011 by Tom Coleman

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Minimalist Materialism

To put it simply: own the right stuff.

Materialism is often presented in a negative light. It’s been associated with unnecessary spending and waste: buying things for the pleasure of it, rather than need for the item.

Certainly it’s an inclination which has manifested badly historically, but it does have some basis in our primal needs. We own things to function in our day-to-day lives; for most it’s not feasible to have a life without any possessions.

So where to from materialism? If the idea of being without possessions is not realistic, must we head in the opposite direction? Alternatively, people have agitated for what can be described as minimalist materialism. Keep reading »

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