Doomstead Diner Menu => Doom Psychology & Philosophy => Topic started by: azozeo on January 17, 2019, 01:31:58 PM

Title: The “Right to Repair” Movement Is Fighting Planned Obsolescence
Post by: azozeo on January 17, 2019, 01:31:58 PM

By Meadow Clark

When planned obsolescence goes too far, the people of the Right to Repair want the right to…repair things.  They aren’t fighting back with pitchforks and torches, but rather, screwdrivers and torch lights.

As a prepper, having supplies that last and are able to be repaired can only be a good thing. And part of the reasons it’s so difficult to reduce our consumerism is that everything just keeps breaking on us.

So, what do climate change regulations, so-called efficiency products, and planned obsolescence all have in common?

All three are crashing into each other and making everyone miserable and poorer. (