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Less is more: how to be happy with nothing.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 45 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Indigenius : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Constanze Griessler.
Summary, etc.:
The car, the library, and a wardrobe full of clothes. Status symbols of yesterday. Today car sharing, swap markets, and minimalism are booming as aspects of a lifestyle that rejects materialism. The cult of "less is more" is slowly spilling over from the United States to Europe. "100 things and no more" promises a new happiness without the urge to spend. Critics see it as a lifestyle that is only open to the middle classes - after all, those who have nothing, have nothing to swap. Optimists believe in a change with the potential to cut capitalism down to size and see in it the harbinger of a more social interconnectedness and a way of life that protects the environment. A trend against capitalism? Or saving the world by conserving resources?
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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