By Ferenc Máté
“We appear to have forgotten what existence is all about…”
So starts off this heartfelt, laugh-out-loud sequel to Máté’s cult vintage, an inexpensive lifestyles. He cautions us that as slaves to digital units and keen about fabric items, we're turning into bodily inert, intellectually blinkered, and with out deep emotion. Our blind lust for instruments and possessions has displaced precise and lasting joys resembling our wellbeing and fitness, creativity, self-reflection, and fulfillment.
How has our unquestioned pursuit of the yankee dream left us? Financially insecure, estranged from our households, helpless with out our instant toys, obese, pervasively
depressed and more and more remoted. yet don’t depression, a renaissance is underway.
In this new demand actual, bright dwelling, Máté demanding situations us to reconsider the that means of “success,” “security,” technological “progress,” and the way we paintings, consume, play, and love. With marvelous data, eye-opening observations, and fascinating anecdotes he rekindles in us a love of straightforward lifestyle: the forgotten satisfaction and pleasure of independence, neighborliness, operating with our arms, the revitalizing influence of closeness to nature, the irreplaceable price of lifelong friendships, and the iconic rewards of face-to-face conversation.
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