We’ve Endured 40 Years

Daily Post asked this week in their photo challenge:

“Endurance

Show us what endurance means to you. Is it that high-school diploma, beads of sweat earned on a long run, a treasured family heirloom, or something else entirely?”

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/endurance/

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When people say that things used to be built to last, that is because they were built to last!

Take this vacuum cleaner as an example; now almost 40 years old, and still functions properly.

There is a reason for this: Planned Obsolescence.

If this concept is unfamiliar to you, take a look at this documentary: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/light-bulb-conspiracy/