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10 Reasons to Escape Excessive Consumerism

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I am trying to live a minimalist life. But that doesn’t mean I still don’t own stuff.

My family of four still owns three beds, three dressers, two couches, one table with chairs, one desk, eight plates, eight bowls, eight glasses… My kids own toys and books. My wife sews. I read, play sports, and care for the house. We may be seeking to live a minimalist life, but we are still consumers. After all, to live is to consume. But we have worked hard to escape excessive consumerism. By Joshua Becker. Creator of Becoming Minimalist. Read more.