By Ferenc Máté
“We appear to have forgotten what existence is all about…”
So starts this heartfelt, laugh-out-loud sequel to Máté’s cult vintage, an affordable existence. He cautions us that as slaves to digital units and passionate about fabric items, we're changing into bodily inert, intellectually blinkered, and without deep emotion. Our blind lust for instruments and possessions has displaced real and lasting joys resembling our wellbeing and fitness, creativity, self-reflection, and fulfillment.
How has our unquestioned pursuit of the yankee dream left us? Financially insecure, estranged from our households, helpless with no our instant toys, obese, pervasively
depressed and more and more remoted. yet don’t melancholy, a renaissance is underway.
In this new demand real, brilliant dwelling, Máté demanding situations us to think again the that means of “success,” “security,” technological “progress,” and the way we paintings, devour, play, and love. With staggering data, eye-opening observations, and interesting anecdotes he rekindles in us a love of easy way of life: the forgotten satisfaction and pleasure of independence, neighborliness, operating with our fingers, the revitalizing impression of closeness to nature, the irreplaceable price of lifelong friendships, and the iconic rewards of face-to-face conversation.
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