The Legend of Good-Humored Poverty

“The lifestyle most in keeping with the planet is the lifestyle that most closely resembles what we call poverty.” In this public letter to his sons, Louis B. Jones encapsulates his journey after reading Limits to Growth, focusing on the subsequent panic concerning our trajectory towards an uninhabitable world and the realisation that the more disadvantaged we are, the better our actions, from a sustainability perspective. In this mantra, designed to reduce an abundance lifestyle, Jones does highlight one element that needs to be in high supply: good humour. Read full article here


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