william wordsworth on minimalism

The world is too much with us; late and soon,
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers;
Little we see in Nature that is ours;
We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!

            from “The World is Too Much With Us” by William Wordsworth, 1802.

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  1. di says

    So, what would want our world and society to be? Can dreams ever be realized?

    Just as we make a list of possessions we’d like to keep, we need to make a list of attributes as well.

    One reflects the other.

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