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By The Minimalists

Joshua & Ryan discuss ownership of things versus access to things with Ryan Delk from Omni, and they answer the following questions: Is ownership simply a matter of satisfying one’s ego? (12:12) Is it always better to rent something instead of buying it? (20:26) Should I invest in things I use frequently instead of minimizing everything? (26:39) How do I determine what I must own compared to what I can have access to? (52:31) How do I enjoy the benefits of streaming services without the stress of the expense and the constant notifications? (59:01) Where do I draw the line between ownership and access regarding items that adapt and evolve as I use them, such as musical instruments? (1:04:42) Why does our culture place such an emphasis on ownership? (1:08:40) Detailed show notes: Support The Minimalists:

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