Tuesday, 15 July 2008

In a nutshell.......

John Lane, in his introduction to Timeless Simplicity, sums it up very succinctly:

".........life at the beginning of the 21st century is not what it should be. It seems that oor economic and technological progress has failed to bring about the good society; a higher standard of living has become the unofficial agent of oppression. It has simply failed to result in a better quality of life. Modern culture has encouraged the delusion that consumption provides a palliative for the unease which characterises many lives. This is the exact opposite of the truth. Material "solutions" to emotional problems leave behind a sense of personal dissatisfaction. A simpler lifestyle leaves space for one's spiritual renewal"

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