Quakers are sometimes confused with Armish or Shaker groups
because of their thoughts on simplicity - historically, Quakers wore simple grey
clothes and avoided "fripperies"!
Today Quakers believe that living a simpler, uncluttered
life provides more time and space for thought, worship and action. Quakers
believe that excessive attachment to materialistic objects may have the capacity
to cloud other pleasures in life.
Quakers worship in simple meeting houses, seated around a
central table decorated with a few flowers. The format of the worship
itself is also very simple. Quakers try to speak plainly and simply, and
to always tell the truth.
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