“Howard, I couldn’t figure out how to turn it off. All I got was menu after menu. But there’s no off switch.” Today’s beef is with today’s world. It is a world of so many labor-saving devices that we must work night and day to keep up with them. They must be bought. Then serviced. Then repaired. Then replaced with something more up-to-date, which is to say, something that is an even bigger nuisance.