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minimalism

(noun) An art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color.

Synonyms: reductivism

Usage: The sculpture—simply a perfect sphere—must have been created at the height of minimalism.
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Definition: (noun) An art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color.
Synonyms: reductivism
Usage: The sculpture—simply a perfect sphere—must have been created at the height of minimalism.
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Definition: (noun) An art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color.
Synonyms: reductivism
Usage: The sculpture—simply a perfect sphere—must have been created at the height of minimalism.
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Minimalism is a tool that can assist you in finding freedom. Freedom from fear. Freedom from worry. Freedom from overwhelm. Freedom from guilt. Freedom from depression. Freedom from the trappings of the consumer culture we’ve built our lives around. Real freedom.

That doesn’t mean there’s anything inherently wrong with owning material possessions. Today’s problem seems to be the meaning we assign to our stuff: we tend to give too much meaning to our things, often forsaking our health, our relationships, our passions, our personal growth, and our desire to contribute beyond ourselves. Want to own a car or a house? Great, have at it! Want to raise a family and have a career? If these things are important to you, then that’s wonderful. Minimalism simply allows you to make these decisions more consciously, more deliberately.

There are plenty of successful minimalists who lead appreciably different lives. Our friend Leo Babauta has a wife and six children. Joshua Becker has a career he enjoys, a family he loves, and a house and a car in suburbia. Conversely, Colin Wright owns 51 things and travels all over the world, and Tammy Strobel and her husband live in a “tiny house” and are completely car-free. Even though each of these people are different, they all share two things in common: they are minimalists, and minimalism has allowed them to pursue purpose-driven lives.

But how can these people be so different and yet still be minimalists? That brings us back to our original question: What is minimalism? If we had to sum it up in a single sentence, we would say, Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess in favor of focusing on what’s important—so you can find happiness, fulfillment, and freedom.
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The legal minimalism is a trend of the ECJ to restrict its rulings to strict interpretations of EU legislation, refraining from judgments with a broad, EU-wide normative effect, which have traditionally been associated with judicial activism.

The Court of Justice and Legal 'Minimalism' in: Article 224 of the Treaty of Rome and the Repercussions of Case C-120/94 by Constantin Stefanou, Advisor, Hellenic Atlantic Treaty Association and Helen Xanthaki, Lecturer in Law, The Queen's University of Belfast, 1995 year.

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Minimalism in art, yes, but also music (e.g., John Cage, La Monte Young, Philip Glass). There are also strains of minimalism in philosophy, technology, lifestyle, religion.
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Definition: (noun) An art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color.
Synonyms: reductivism
Usage: The sculpture—simply a perfect sphere—must have been created at the height of minimalism.
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Many people feel an empty void within themselves. They think (often subconsciously) that buying material possessions will fill that void. Usually it doesn't and people have an endless pit of consumption hoping to one day be happy and content. Ironically by not buying endlessly you are more likely to feel happy and content and fill that void. The need for endless possessions can be eliminated by training a mindful mindset that appreciates what one has (such as a minimalist one).

I believe one should pursue purpose in order to fill that void. One cannot be happy 24/7 (so trying to maintain a happy state, basically the pursuit of only happiness, at all costs can ruin oneself). However one can be content 24/7. As a side effect of pursuing purpose, one feels content with themselves and has more fleeting moments of happiness in the long run. Minimalism (as a lifestyle) is a philosophy and a mindset to feel content with what one has leaving one with plenty of room to pursue purpose instead of material goods.
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