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Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. Any of us could drag together a bunch of random quotations on a subject and then publish them as a book. Joshua rated it it was amazing Sep 04, Want to Read saving…. Open Preview See a Problem? Vicki rated it really liked it Nov 20, Teresa of Avila, Basho, Thoreau, Tagore, Suzuki, Illich, and many others share profound thoughts on our wants and needs, lifestyles and lifeworks. Books by Goldian VandenBroeck.

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View the Study Pack. Add to Cart Add to Cart. Marissa rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Lists with This Book. Less Is More draws us into the company of men and women from many eras and cultures, whose writings explore the virtues of simplicity and moderation in living.

Inner Traditions September Length: Materialism leaves a veil over the eyes of what life can be and this book brought that point home to me. Charmin rated it really liked it Oct 09, Order our Less Is More: View the Lesson Plans. This is a silly book and I do not recommend it. Michael rated it it was amazing Feb 27, I read and re-read it often. The only good part is that you might mind an occasional quote that is good.

Browse all BookRags Study Guides. View a FREE sample. Sign up and get a free eBook! Here is a book to be savored in quiet moments when we reflect on our hectic pace of life; when we wonder if the race to riches is worth the struggle; or when we wonder if the earth can sustain our greed for many more generations.

VanderBroeck has gathered her “evidence” from the far corners of the world and has extended her search to all recordable history, going back as far as Seneca who lived in Rome between 4 BC and AD 45 and served in Nero’s court. John rated it really liked it Jan 08, Feb 11, Richard rated it liked it Shelves: Vinod rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Trivia About Less Is More: In addition to the wise men whose thoughts and ideas are included in this anthology, the experiences and spiritual enlightenment of self-sacrificing holy men such as St.


Less Is More: An Anthology of Ancient Modern Voices Raised in Praise of Simplicity

Though it is an anthology of different writers, the sentiment is not overbearing though when repeated reinforces to me how much we fritter away ourlives in pursuit of materialism and how culturally nothing more is expected. Refresh and try again.

This is one of my top ten books of all time. More summaries and resources for teaching or studying Less Is More: William Zahn rated it did not like it Oct 02, The perspective of the anthology “Less Is More” is that of the editor, Goldian VanderBroeck, who goes to great lengths in proving her belief that the simple life is the most worthwhile and satisfying one possible.

Less Is More: The Art of Voluntary Poverty: An Anthology of Ancient and Characters

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Francis of Assisi and Gandhi have been made part of this work. This timely anthology brings together thought-provoking maxims on the art of conscious living, inspired by the ancient tradition of the Golden Mean and the natural laws of economy and conservation.

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