Tag Archives: Voluntary simplicity

Ratio vs. intuition


The battle of the brain sides Many decluttering and simplifying websites suggest you to start with your wardrobe. But why is this? Is it because success will be achieved immediately (after all, how difficult is it to randomly drop stuff … Continue reading

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Hello, atomic energy answer seekers!


Hi to everyone who is stumbling over my little blog here googling for nuclear power plants As you will see, this blog is not about forms of energy, or anti-nuclear activism. It’s about us living life a little differently, embracing … Continue reading

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The allegory of the cave


Disclaimer: Most of my information about this story comes from what I anecdotally knew before, spiced up with info from the web – I haven’t read the original “Republic” myself yet. In the cave allegory by Plato (he lets his … Continue reading

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Choice conflict


I’m just reading a book about behavioural economics (Why smart people make big money mistakes — And how to correct them by Belsky & Gilovich), and a passage about “choice conflict” stuck with me. They write about decision-making of customers … Continue reading

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Switch off!


Folks, tonight is Earth hour. Switch off your lights for an hour at 8:30 pm to show that you care. Tell people who don’t care to go screw themselves. http://www.earthhour.org/Homepage.aspx

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The Emperor’s nonsense – 20 minutes


Yay! Time for another food post! Lately I am especially enamored with good food… must be because in the States it’s kind of hard to get ~50% of the ingredients that I like. I believe everybody who says that food … Continue reading

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Romantic hour


No matter where you are in Africa, power outages can be quite common. The good thing is that everybody is prepared for them, such that hospitals and other places where electricity is vital, have fuel emergency generators. I remember some … Continue reading

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