Oh boy! There are many stereotypes that turn people off the idea of living green. This essay by Duane Elgin tackles four of the major myths, showing us how a simplified life can create thriving, productive communities!
by Duane Elgin
It is important to recognize inaccurate stereotypes about the simple life because they make it seem impractical and ill suited for responding to increasingly critical breakdowns in world systems. Four misconceptions about the simple life are so common they deserve special attention. These are equating simplicity with: poverty, moving back to the land, living without beauty and economic stagnation...
Simplicity Means Poverty
Simplicity Means Rural Living
Simplicity Means Living Without Beauty
Simplicity Means Economic Stagnation