318 | Eleven Simple Years

Joshua and Ryan talk about what they’ve learned, how they’ve grown, and in what ways they’ve subtracted since they started The Minimalists eleven years ago, and they answer the following questions:

How has your understanding of, and approach toward, minimalism developed over the last eleven years? (00:00)

Why does minimalism seem radical? (05:34)

How do we address our issue with clinging? (06:44)

What is the most important lesson you’ve learned about consumerism? (10:13)

What is the “god-shaped hole”? (12:04)

Based on your eleven years of experience in minimalism, what advice do you have for those of us starting on our minimalism journey at an older age? (16:38)

Is deprivation helpful? (24:03)

If you had the power to make everyone a minimalist, would you do it? (28:53)

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