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Less is more : the art of voluntary poverty : an anthology of ancient and modern voices raised in praise of simplicity

Author: Goldian VandenBroeck
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, ©1996.
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This 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. 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. Confucius, Patañjali, Ovid, St. Matthew, Milarepa, Rumi, Eckhart, da  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Goldian VandenBroeck
ISBN: 0892814314 9780892814312 089281554X 9780892815548
OCLC Number: 31606785
Description: xiv, 316 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by E.F. Schumacher --
Voluntary poverty and the monopoly of values --
In praise of poverty --
Lady poverty : the tradition --
Lady Pecunia --
The right thing --
Desire/greed, necessity/ need --
Controlled folly --
Eco-logic --
Voluntary poverty and space --
Voluntary poverty and time --
Choosing the image : life/style --
Creative poverty : the ascetic aesthetic --
Applied poverty : education --
Voluntary poverty and the U.S.A.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Goldian VandenBroeck ; with a foreword by E.F. Schumacher.
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