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Month: February 2011 (Page 2 of 2)

Minimalism vs. Moderation

Ice Melting, Global WarmingMinimalism is in serious need of a marketing specialist.

99.99% of us – or more – will not be magnetized by the word “minimalism.”  When it comes to first impressions, it sounds too harsh and austere.  And not fun either.

On the other hand, “moderation” sounds far too bland and boring.

Hopefully, someone will sort this out.  They will give us the perfect word for the perfect movement to get the world back in balance.  The one that gets everyone all  fired up and happy.  It’s definitely not “global warming” or “climate change.”

You see, we’re in a pickle.  According to the Center for Sustainable Economy to sustain present levels of consumption, we would need 1.5 earths.

Have you seen any extra earths around lately?

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Has Blogging Murdered Eloquence & Elegance?

Have you compromised your writing style to be a better or more popular blogger?

It’s true, blogging is a different medium.  It requires a somewhat different touch.

But how far do you go?

This question has been stirring in my heart and mind for quite some time now.

A fitting topic, so it seems, on the occasion of receiving the Stylish Blogger Award from the wonderful happiness enthusiast Galen Pearl.  Thank you, Galen!  I’ll pass the honor along at the end of this post.

In the meantime, only the bold and the brave should proceed!  You will indeed encounter humungous words, an abundance of funny symbols, and several of my pet peeves.

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