Planned Obsolescence: A Very Important, Yet Underdiscussed TopicSubmitted by Forever Liberty on Sat, 11/10/2012 - 21:00
I had to change my light bulb the other day and thought if the free market was allowed to operate then my light bulb would last longer than me and I wouldnt have to do this. This goes way beyond light bulbs. This extends to things like computers and your clothes. A couple of videos on the topic:
The Light Bulb Conspiracy:
A little commentary:
If I remember correctly, hemp is much more durable than cotton. This might be a reason why corporations have a vested interest in outlawing hemp.