We belong to the age of the great Junk.
Junk household articles
Junk Documents - paper and e
Junk News in TV
Junk has hijacked our lives, denying us the bliss of plain existence.
I decided to eliminate as much junk as possible from my room yesterday. Started looking at my cupboard. Found many things that I could instantly send to the dustbin. Found many things that I could send to the dustbin after thinking for a few seconds. Yeah only seconds. I also found a box I had labeled as "Important Documents" a couple of years back. Determined to find at least one useless piece of paper, I examined the contents. Bingo ! Not a single "useful" piece of paper. How fast the perception of "importance" changes ! It contained mostly old credit card/bank statements.
Remember अपरिग्रह(aparigraha) ? See my earlier post for the philosophical angle of this.
I have regained some peace back.