Americanus Disposus Syndrome is now Epidemic

Time for a repost 4 years after the last time I posted this.

The Rural Iowegian

In today’s world, we have grown accustomed to getting what we “want” now instead of working and saving for it.  This need for instant gratification has lowered our standards to what we will purchase.  Where we used to look at something new on the market and think “Huh, I wonder if it does everything it says it does and if it will last.” We now just think, “Cool, I want one of those.” Evidence in support of this statement can be found in many people’s wallets in the form of credit cards; or go to any garage/yard sale and see how many items they have for sale are still new in the box.  Manufacturers have also conditioned us to almost automatically throw away anything we have that breaks down instead of fixing it. Evidence in support of this, recently our Kitchen Aid oven went on the blitz and the two…

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