Because slicing a banana is an exhaustive use of energy that could be better used for reaching for a TV remote. At only 5 bucks, you’ll never have to waste time slicing a banana again. On the upside, it is a blade free way for kids to slice bananas. And to make your cereal choices a little healthier and potassium filled. This slicer better be sharp and not result in banana mush cereal. If you’re a mega banana fan, why don’t you already have several of these?