Giving up specific desires

From the book, an experiment in leisure by Marion Milner

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hardly knew where to begin in trying to explore them. My first thought was, is it possible that by embracing inner poverty one could escape from the fear of actual poverty, of loss of friends or reputation or livelihood? Echoes of this theme, even from my childhood, began to crowd in on me. In Kipling’s Jungle Book I had especially loved the story of the Miracle of Purun Bhagat, a king who set aside his riches and embraced poverty, wandering with a

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