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voluntary simplicity





A lifestyle where the perquisites of a modern, industrialized society are left unexercised by choice for religious, spiritual, or existential reasons. The practices and motives overlap somewhat with the sustainability movement (see sustainable living) but usually have a greater focus on entertainment and recreation.


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