The High Cost of Complexity

Whether you call it overabundance of possessions or just plain clutter, material things do consume a lot of our time. People spend their precious non-renewable resource, time, in order to acquire more money and possessions, only to discover that the possessions do little to further their enjoyment of life. In fact, possessions consume even more of this non-renewable resource. Not only does it take time to earn enough money to buy this stuff, it takes time to shop for it, learn how to operate it, maintain it in good working condition, repair it, upgrade it, insure it and use it.

Tid Bits:
http://www.taylorintime.com/content/xml/articles/art209.xml?1134766865
http://hcr.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/28/4/515
http://www.rebol.net/article/0047.html

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