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A quality of our material consumer culture I'm realizing from watching Marie Kondo is that it feels good to Acquire Things but it feels bad to Have Things. It also feels good to Be Rid of Things but bad to Lose Things.
There is no state of satisfaction. There is no I Have Enough; always Too Much or Not Enough. You get rid of your things to make room which you then fill with new things. To do otherwise in our culture makes us Feel Bad