All we need is food and accommodation, but wants shouldn't be disregarded, even for a person of simple needs. Here are some of the things that provide replicable joy to me, and are therefore worth their place in my life.

  • Her
  • Avocados
  • The night sky
  • Walking barefoot in the grass
  • Hiking and feeling like an explorer
  • Music: Cat Power, Koop, Cécile McLorin Salvant
  • Grickle
  • Roderick on the Line

When an ideology asks you to give up something that fits this descriptor, ask why. If it is — as in religion — for a reason based on faith, remember:

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof.

— Marcello Truzzi