Despite the United States' economic abundance, qthe good lifeq has proved elusive. Millions long for more time for friends and family, for reading or walking or relaxing. Instead our lives are frantic, hectic, and harried. In Graceful Simplicity, Jerome M. Segal, philosopher, political activist, and former staff member of the House Budget Committee, expands and deepens the contemporary discourse on simple living. He articulates his conception of a politics of simplicityaone rooted in beauty, peace of mind, appreciativeness, and generosity of spirit.There are some services in which what is needed is not just the outcome, but the service itself. Thus, someone might say that ... Thus, with vacuum cleaners more frequent vacuuming became the societal norm. While this may have been theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Jerome M. Segal|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 2003-04-30|