I love dividing the world into categories. Abstainers and moderators. Radiators and drains. Leopards and alchemists. Marathoners and sprinters (formerly known as "tortoises and hares"-I like this terminology better, how about you?)
I've come up with a new distinction, but I'm still turning it over in my mind. I'm not sure it works out…I would love to hear your response.
A conversation between two friends, at my children's literature reading group meeting, inspired me to notice this.
One friend said, "I always want to feel empty," and a friend responded, "I always want to feel full." (They were speaking metaphorically.)
I thought this was just about the most interesting pair of remarks that I'd ever heard. I wasn't able to pursue this conversation at the time, but I plan to.
In the meantime, it got me thinking: is this a distinction?
Does one group-I'll call them the simplicity lovers-prefer to have less, subtraction, emptiness, bare surfaces, few choices,Read More »from Are You More Drawn to Simplicity or to Abundance?