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Why ‘Buy Experiences, Not Things’ Is Bad Advice

Chasing ‘amazing’ experiences can be just another form of materialism

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WWe’re over buying stuff, aren’t we? Tons of people have already cleared out half of their possessions after binging Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. “Materialistic” is an insult (sorry, Madonna). “Minimalist” is a compliment.