For stuff they can't use, we ought to keep it and recycle it expensively, rather than shipping it there and have them die young of heavy metal exposure recycling it cheaply.
I understand your sentiment, but think how it feels to be told by the first world "You can not have this stuff that you want because you can not use it responsibly." Talk about arrogance!
These TVs are waste because they are not digital, the countries they are going to are probably a long way from going digital.
CRTs also hold up to the elements much better, and some places do not have 24hr AC. Or any AC. (Air conditioning, not power)
My current main television is about 10 years old, and I bought it used two years ago to replace another that was 14 years old and needed an expensive repair.
You are not the "norm". For the majority of consumers 2 years old is obsolete.
For the majority of consumers in the first world. If you ever traveled more than 10 miles from your house you might find that other people live differently than you do. A 10 year old TV in some communities in India is a luxury!
Guaranteed death in a car accident -- what's not to love?
Three major wrecks while riding a motorcycle. I still ride, and I am apparently alive as well. However, if you have have figured out a way to get out of this life without dieing, I am all ears!
the appeal behind motorcycles is gotta go fast
There are 200,000 Harley buyers a year that disagree with you.
What do game programmers need? Multiple displays that work well for the task at hand.
A 39 inch 4kTV is the equivalent of 4 20 inch 1080p monitors together.
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