“We can’t even imagine that poverty might be the result of an intelligent and skilled person’s free choice based on a rational evaluation of costs and benefits. It might sincerely be possible for someone to decide not to take the better paid job, not to publish another book, not to seek high office – and to do so not because they had no chance, but because – having surveyed the externalities involved – they chose not to fight for them.” In Praise of a quiet life

 

 

Take time to sing along (music is good for you) and reflect on the idea of voluntary poverty – may be read The book of Life for a while.

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This Daily Stillness has been recycled from previously published ones:

#tds207 Voluntary Poverty for a quiet life? (Jan 23, 2016)
#tds414 Voluntary Poverty for a quiet life? (Aug 17, 2016)

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