Words to live by as we approach Earth Day 2008 on Tuesday, April 22.  And this just happens to be No. 51 on Time.com’s list of 51 things you can do to conserve the environment. (see The Global Warming Survival Guide). To paraphrase no. 51:

“Live simply. Meditate. Consume less. Think more. Get to know your neighbors. Borrow when you need to and lend when asked. E.F. Schumacher praised that philosophy this way in Small Is Beautiful: “Amazingly small means leading to extraordinarily satisfying results.””

(more…)