Things! Things! And more things! ‘The Gift of Death’


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Display window of a store. Monochrome # 37

Not that I’d call myself a spendthrift, but I do have my Pinterest-fueled trying-to-fill-up-the-occasional-void-driven moments of weakness.  I endorse and try to, for the most part, live a minimalist zen kind of life, more so after reading this book. Like us all, I too need reminders. But this one shook me some! Do read:

Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th December 2012 There’s nothing they need, nothing they don’t own already, …

Source: The Gift of Death

6 thoughts on “Things! Things! And more things! ‘The Gift of Death’

  1. Many thanks for sharing the article…Some interesting facts. Are really only 1% average of presents left to the side six months after Xmas – not in this house! There is definitely irony in the advert for the nexus of a father and son on a camping trip…sad.

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