The truck is highly dependable. That fly rod casts smooth as butter. Those boots can be worn all day. That 1911 is not off-the-shelf. Those wool sweaters are warm. All Craftsman hand tools.
Charles Hugh-Smith poses the question …
Being freed from being owned is a form of liberation with many manifestations.
The frenzied acquisition of more stuff is supposed to be an unalloyed good: good for “growth,” good for the consumer who presumably benefits from more stuff and good for governments collecting taxes on the purchase of all the stuff.
But the frenzy to acquire more stuff raises a question: do we own our stuff, or does our stuff own us?
MG signing off (to look for a shop that sells time)