Minimalists taking a cue from the Stoics?

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“Quite often people will come up to us after our events and they will say it’s great to see a couple of guys out here spreading Jesus’ message or they’ll say it’s great to a couple of Buddhists out on the road sharing these Buddhist principles, or (the thinking of) stoic philosophers like Seneca or Marcus Aurelius,” says Joshua.

Interesting to see some classical Stoics mentioned casually in this context. Seems to be a sea-change in how Stoicism is viewed around the globe. Of course, minimalism for minimalism’s sake isn’t virtue, but anyway ….

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/10/09/comment-minimalism-why-you-dont-need-what-you-want