Tim Harford: Why not apply Marie Kondo to Britain’s statue wars?
The virtues of applying minimalism to difficult problems. If an item doesn't “spark joy” when touched, the person should thank it for being a part of their life and then discard it. Inspired by the KonMari method, Tim Harford considers whether, amidst the current political climate in the UK and elsewhere, this should be done with portraits and statues associated with a colonial past.
From Financial Times