One face of #slowculture is declining to engage in a losing proposition of pitching pennies at the moon in favor of redefining the turf. Might some of the phenomena below be cousins?
'Lying Flat' movement of Millennials in China. (1)
Disillusionment of students whose education fails to deliver a career (2)
(1) First encountered on Youtube but fleshed out in news article like Chinese millennials 'lying flat' doing nothing gets Beijing worried.
(2) Here's one example: Casey, B. (Oct 22, 2012) The Grad School Scam on Money After Graduation at https://www.moneyaftergraduation.com/the-grad-school-scam/
(3) Einzelgänger. (Feb 4, 2021). Why Letting Go Is True Wealth | Minimalist Philosophy for Simple Living. https://youtu.be/JHcGmiZqKXo
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