Minimalism: A Documentary about the Important Things. A video by Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus.
Can true happiness and success be measured by material possessions? What is the personal and global impact of our consumer culture? Is there an alternative? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many aspects of the growing “minimalist” movement that is challenging compulsory consumerism and seeking a different path. It takes viewers on a road trip across America that reveals the core ideas behind minimalism and meets people who share their transformational stories.
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As you watch the film, thoughtfully consider all that you have read, watched, and discussed in particular, THE readings from N.T. Wright on character, Andy Crouch on culture, Kouzes and Posner on leadership, and the Scriptures. Appropriately incorporate these readings. Interact with the film and materials and write a 650-750-word reflection paper on something you saw or heard in the film that grabbed your attention and warrants a response. In your response, please include a discussion of if or how the principles and leadership practices were or were not reflected in the film.