“”Lean” societies approach consumption and production with scarcity in mind.

“So what makes an economy “fat”?… Plenty is normal… The consumption-fueled financial crisis exposed bloat from Iceland to Italy. Subsequent “austerity” measures have put fat economies in jeopardy for decades to come.”

And re: Sound Princess: so THAT’S why some women are constantly flushing the toilet in the washroom…

Article here.