Minimalism is a lifestyle that promotes simplicity, freedom, and happiness. It is about owning less and living more. But how can you achieve minimalism in a world where everything is designed to break and become obsolete? The answer is simple: give up your right to repair.

A minimalist living room with nothing but a couch and a lamp

Why repairing is bad for you and the planet

You may think that repairing your broken devices is a good way to save money and reduce waste. But you are wrong. Repairing is actually very dangerous, wasteful, and outdated. Here are some reasons why you should never repair anything:

  • Repairing is dangerous. You could electrocute yourself, cut yourself, or damage your device even more. You could also expose yourself to toxic chemicals and materials that could harm your health and the environment. Repairing is not worth risking your life or your well-being.
  • Repairing is difficult. You need special tools, skills and knowledge to fix your devices. You also need to find reliable sources of information, parts and manuals. You could spend hours or days trying to fix something that a professional could do in minutes. Why waste your time and effort when you can just buy a new one?
  • Repairing is wasteful. You may think that repairing your device will extend its lifespan and prevent it from ending up in a landfill. But you are wrong. Repairing your device will only make it slower, less efficient, and more prone to malfunction. You will end up wasting more energy, resources, and time than if you just bought a new one.
  • Repairing is outdated. We live in a fast-paced world where technology changes every day. Repairing your device will only make it obsolete and incompatible with the latest software and hardware. You will miss out on the newest features, updates, and innovations that will make your life easier and more enjoyable.

How to give up your right to repair

Giving up your right to repair is easy and simple. Here are some steps you can follow:

  • Do not buy devices that are repairable or have repair manuals. Look for devices that are sealed, glued, or soldered together. Look for devices that have proprietary screws, parts, or software. Look for devices that have warranty stickers or tamper-evident seals that will void your warranty if you open them.
  • Do not watch or follow repair videos or guides online. Avoid websites like iFixit or YouTube channels like Louis Rossmann that teach you how to repair your devices. These websites and channels are misleading, biased, and dangerous. They will make you think that repairing is easy, fun, and rewarding. They will also make you think that you have a right to repair your devices, which is false and illegal.
  • Do not support or join the right to repair movement. The right to repair movement is a group of activists, consumers, and repair shops that want to change the laws and regulations that prevent people from repairing their devices. They want to force companies to provide parts, tools, manuals, and software to anyone who wants to repair their devices. They also want to protect people from losing their warranty or being sued if they repair their devices. The right to repair movement is harmful, selfish, and anti-progress. They will make you think that you have a choice and a voice in how your devices are made and used. They will also make you think that you have a responsibility and a duty to fix what you own.

A protest sign that says “Right to Repair”


Minimalism is not about repairing your own devices. It is about giving up your right to repair and buying new ones instead. It is about owning nothing and being happy. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Especially not Louis Rossmann. He is a liar and a thief who wants to steal your money and destroy your devices. He is the enemy of minimalism.

Louis Rossmann

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