American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
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- Paul Pillar director, graduate studies at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University and a former CIA National Intelligence officer
- Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
- Karin von Hippel codirector of the CSIS Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project and senior fellow with the CSIS International Security Program.
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