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These are the people Fletcher wants to talk to. "This project celebrates the people who are finding riches and abundance within the limits of the stuff they already own," she says. "In tough economic times many are questioning whether our thirst for material goods is actually making us happy. Evidence suggests that it can actually undermine our capacity to enjoy them, so the challenge explored by Local Wisdom is how to pace consumption rather than maximize it.”

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