THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC
IN A POST-APOCALYPTIC WORLD
by Tom Gauld (New Yorker, January 2017)
Here's just one of the brilliant cartoons that tell the story; see the whole series at the New Yorker online:
If an item does not spark joy, thank it and send it on its way. But do so very quietly, so as not to attract the attention of the monstrous things beneath the earth.