Going back to a simpler life is not a step backward.on this, also see the old days.
yvon chouinard [thx josh]
[The Tarahumara] know that every step forward, every convenience acquired through the mastery of a purely physical civilization, also implies a loss, a regression.
Preparing things simply is deceptively difficult, since there is no way to cover up our mistakes.
edward espe brown
Understanding evolves through three phases: simplistic, complex, and profoundly simple.