Short Story Challenge: Finish my unfinished stories! I found these fragments in among my archives. I don't remember where I was going with them!
“What are Minimalists, Mummy” “I’ll answer that” the guide piped in. “They were a new social class which arose in what used to be called first world countries, between 2012 and up till around 2075. They believed in living a simple lifestyle without the physical accoutrements of modern life. It was a noble aim. Prior to this time, the focus had been on accumulating goods. We have found evidence of a cult that had the motto “he who dies with the most toys wins” The Minimalists railed against this. Partly as a way of improving their own mental health but also as a challenge.