I have always hated buying things I didn’t absolutely need, but I make exceptions for things that are very inexpensive. It turns out that this is a poor person’s habit, carried with me through my changing economics like an invasive species. It’s a survival mechanism, and Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up book/show/franchise doesn’t stand a chance. Not against economic anxiety or cultural legacy as described by Arielle Bernstein so clearly with “The idea that going through items cheerfully evaluating…