The message is ‘Less is more,’ more or less
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 @ 00:31
James Wallman's new book argues that having more does not make
us happy. Cole Moreton tackles his assumptions
WE SHOULD buy less stuff, and spend more of our time and money
on doing things, having experiences, and engaging more fully with
the glory of being alive.
It is a good thought, and one that resonates with a long and
strong tradition of simpler, better living in Christianity - not to
mention the other religions of the world. It is also the theme of a
new book, Stuffocation, just published by Penguin.
"Materialism is making millions of us feel joyless, anxious,
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