Saturday, March 26, 2011

Hans Rosling on the Magic of the Washing Machine

Another great video by Hans Rosling on the power of the washing machine to liberate and educate women. Well worth watching.

(HT Steven Horwitz)

1 comment:

Kevin said...

My parents married in 1955, in their apartment in Chicago, there was an elderly European Jewish couple upstairs from them (I believe both survivors too). They got their first washing machine, at which point a "heated time of martial fellowship" ensued ... over who got to use the washing machine. Was it a machine, thus "man's work" or laundry thus "woman's work," in the end they compromised and would take turns using this invention.