Today, we mostly hear *minimalism and simplicity. Maybe, people of modern world miss old days which had simple but peaceful moments..
Well, what is minimalism?
In fact, it was a trend in sculpture and painting that arose in the 1950s, and used simple typically massive, forms.. In other saying, it is a current issuing simplicity and objectivity in modern art and music.
However, we see its effects in our daily lives. Especially, decorators and interior architects are extremely interested in simplicity. They think that simple decoration has a classy and neat atmosphere. This life style has gotten attention of modern world which is suffering from hustle and bustle .. Today’s people prefer resting in simple and peaceful places decorated less furniture anymore. Some of us are getting to keep *the less but functional objects. Simple and handy ones.. Because, we reasonably need to use our time in a fast and easy way. Beyond these reasons, we primarily desire to have less things to survive and live. For instance , we tend to eat twice a day nowadays, and we are bored of unneeded clothes in wardrobes.. Moreover, we are so lonely that we play hide and seek with ourselves among rooms. We are as if we were swallowed by all unneeded goods! Whether we make enough money or not, we wanna wear different dresses for each day. Before hiring a house , we firstly look at if it has extra large cupboards, because our shoes are sitting on head corners! Also, each family members are running to get a car , and pavements are occupied day by day. The furnitures are real residents of our houses. While we are working for making much money to buy more and more, they are living instead of us! After a tiring day, we desire only a relaxing sofa and a cup of tea.
On the other hand ,our walls and every inches of our rooms are so crowded that we are prisoners of our wealthy and showy lives! Furthermore, we need extra time to clean and dust them. If we haven’t any time, we urgently need helpers for all errands. So, we desire to have much money to live a luxury life .
Well, does a luxury life have to be crowded like this much?
Do we really need all of them?
Can we pass our days with a few but neat clothes?
Do we have a chance to cycle to our works?
Is a simple life possible?
I think, it is.. A minimal life is possible,but most of us need to agree with this idea. Because, we all feel confident in our communities. So , as a society, we should change ourselves together ..Of course, everybody don’t have to agree on it. Life style is a preference.
To sum up, as long as we give up getting unnecessary things, we start to realize more and free time. Instead of killing our time with shopping , designing, eating, clothing, cleaning and in traffic, we save our free time to take a fresh air and see the nature. Sometimes, I feel hopeless because of technological innovations . The futurist brains may activate air transportation, if it is so, these days our last days to see our free and blue sky as unique peace !
While there is still time, look at the sky, feel your freedom and catch the time! Believe me my fellow! We need less thing but more freedom !