What loving objects can teach us
An enjoyable perspective. What saddens me is that capitalism has created a culture where nothing lasts more than a couple years and so you keep buying cheaper because nothing lasts and that lasts for an even lesser time so you buy more until you’re sucked up by the vortex.
I inherited my grandfathers utensils and my grandma-in-law’s saree’s and they are so prized to me.
My thoughts after reading this are that it is not the quantity of our possessions that is the problem, but how we relate to our possessions. Perhaps minimalism means possessing nothing more than meaning, and anything more than that is our attempt to feed our insatiable ego.