How might your life be better with less? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life -- families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker -- all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.
Herself - Sustainable-Apparel Consultant:
We're not going to ever be able to achieve the environmental gains that we're seeking, while still expecting our lives to be the same. We're going to have to give up a lot. The secret is that a lot of that we're not actually going to miss.
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Disappointing treatment of an important subject
I am in full and enthusiastic agreement with most of the ideas presented in this movie. That's why I found it so disappointing.
With the exception of Sam Harris, Juliet Schor and President Carter (clips from the bravest speech ever given by a U.S. President), the talking heads were cloyingly earnest and oh, so good!
And stop all the hugging...please!
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