Thankfully, this is impossible. There's not a force on this Earth that can stop people from consuming things, and even with the artificial barriers capitalism has created, many people still do have creative hobbies, because creating things is enjoyable and satistfying on a deeply human level. Consuming things is not.
I imagine you looking like your avatar when typing this.
@Dayglochainsaw Awesome thread!
@Dayglochainsaw so much this! We keep having people in our hackerspace who say “Why are you building this yourself? You can just buy it. It's also cheaper if you count in your time. How much are you paid per hour? It's never worth it.” Like, isn't building things yourself the point of a hackerspace?!
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